Mamabluestem's Hosta 'Blue Ivory' x 1 Purchased
NOTE: Purchased from HostaDirect — in general plant is good, but very suspicious leaves splotched. HVX?
Plant Size: Medium (16" tall)
Growth Rate: Moderate
Slug Resistant: Yes
Leaf Size: 9″ × 6″ W
Leaf Color: White Margin Blue Center
Bloom Color: Lavender
Seed not viable
Earlier in the season, the leaves have a darker blue center and a thick creamy white margin. Mid season the margins bleach to white (with appropriate sunlight) and the center of the leaves turn a blue-green hue. Lavender flowers show in mid-summer. A showy, variegated sport of the old favorite, H. ‘Halcyon’.
Mamabluestem's Hosta 'Blue Ivory' Care Instructions
Try to ensure a gap of at least 3.90 feet (1.20 metres) when sowing to prevent overcrowding your seedlings.
Hosta first mate 'Blue Ivory' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 30.0 cm [imperial: 11.7 inches] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has partial sun light which is ideal for Hosta first mate 'Blue Ivory'.
Try to apply water fairly sparingly.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Hosta first mate 'Blue Ivory'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 8.
More information about Hosta 'Blue Ivory' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Hosta 'Blue Ivory' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
16 Jun 2012
Purchased day 0