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Hosta Big Daddy

Blue hosta with puckered leaves.
Plant Size:
Large
Flower Color:
White
Product Code:
H013
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Big Daddy

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  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Big Daddy - Eurohosta

Details

Hosta 'Big Daddy' is a beautifully blue, massive as the "big father" looking perennial. Edges of its thick and corrugated leaves are slightly bent upwards. The plant is resistant to slugs. The clump is topped with white flowers in the middle of the season.  

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) 65 x 90 cm
Leaf Size 30 x 30 cm   Growth Rate Fast
Leaf Color Blue   Leaf Color (Center) No
Leaf Color (Margin) No   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 Paul Aden   Year of Registration 1978
Supplied as free roots  

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