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Hosta Alvatine Taylor

The big, colorful cultivar with gray green to blue-green leaves and yellow border.
Plant Size:
Large
Flower Color:
White
Product Code:
H007
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Hosta Alvatine Taylor Eurohosta

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  • Hosta Alvatine Taylor Eurohosta
  • Hosta Alvatine Taylor Eurohosta

Details

As mature plant hosta Alvatine Taylor has a special blue-green color with a creamy-yellow margin. As young plant edges are not significant. Is intensified as it mature. For a long time it bellongs to the most popular hosta cultivars. It won Savory Shield Award. The leaves have a good substance. It is a slow to moderately grower and it is resistant to pests.

How to grow hostas

Save light shade to shade place in your garden to plant hostas. Filtered sun is best for the colorful varieties to reach their full color contrast. The green and blue hostas are the most shade-tolerant. Usually the yellow cultivars are the most sun-tolerant. The most dangerous is a direct sunshine, especially hot afternoon sun. This is the most critical where temperatures are high. Variegated varieties, especially those with a lot of white in the leaves, burn very easily. Blue color of leaves turns to green-blue or even fully green with too much direct sun. Plants with thick leaves are better suited for dry soil conditions than thin-leaved ones, but none is able to grow years-long in very dry soil. Plant hostas in moist, humus-rich soil.

Water your hostas well immediately as you plant them. Give them water regularly during their first one or two growing season.

Hostas grow slowly and may take 2 to 5 years to reach their full size, longer for the largest species and cultivars. Reserve a plenty of space in your perennial bed for hostas. Most of them are medium sized or large perennials. Hostas are almost fully disease and pest resistant. The most dangerous injury can by caused by slugs, snails and deers.

Additional Information

Plant Size Large   Spacing (h x w) 75 x 120 cm
Leaf Size 25 x 20 cm   Growth Rate Fast
Leaf Color No   Leaf Color (Center) Blue
Leaf Color (Margin) Yellow   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant Yes   Sun Tolerant Yes
Flower Color White   Wavy Leaf No
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Sun, Partial Shade
Hybridized by Fairway Enterprises   Year of Registration 1990
Supplied as No  

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