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    Mamabluestem's Hosta 'Alakazaam' x 2 Planting Out

Plant: Hosta (Hosta) | Variety: Alakazaam

(R. Livingston 2008) Small Cultivar
Hosta ‘Alakazaam’ is a hybrid of Hosta ‘Atom Smasher’.
The leaves splash out of the ground with a fountain of long and narrow foliage.
Green leaves with a bright yellow margin in spring. The margin changes to bright white in summer.
Pale purple flowers appear in August.

Color: Green with yellow margin
Size: 7 inches tall by 12 inches wide.
Type: Small Hosta

NOTE: NH Hosta sent replacement with June 2012 order for last year’s that didn’t make it thru winter.



Planting Data

Hosta (1496)
Alakazaam (3)

Purchased from New Hampshire Hostas

Mamabluestem's Hosta 'Alakazaam' Care Instructions

Hosta 'Alakazaam' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 13.0 cm [imperial: 5.07 inches] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has dappled sun light which is ideal for Hosta 'Alakazaam'.

Your garden has silty clay loam soil: planting in loam soil will ensure your plant thrives.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Hosta 'Alakazaam'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 9.

Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 6.5 as Hosta 'Alakazaam' likes to be in acidic soil.

More information about Hosta 'Alakazaam' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Hosta 'Alakazaam' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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