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Hosta 'Blue Umbrella'


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Blue Umbrella is a popular variety of Hosta, which belongs to the Hosta genus (Hosta 'Blue Umbrella'). Blue Umbrella grows as a Perennial and is a Ornamental. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Blue Umbrella is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

As Blue Umbrella Hosta is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Blue Umbrella have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Blue Umbrella

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

Partial Sun to shade

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Blue Umbrella is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Blue Umbrella from seed

Try to ensure a gap of at least 3.90 feet (1.20 metres) when sowing to prevent overcrowding your seedlings.

Transplanting Blue Umbrella

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Blue Umbrella is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Blue Umbrella

Other Names for Hosta 'Blue Umbrella'

Blue Umbrellas

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