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Hosta Devil´s Advocate

Heart-shaped blue-green leaves with lighter green edges.
Plant Size:
Extra Large
Flower Color:
Pale lavender
Product Code:
H392
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Devil´s Advocate

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  • Hosta Devil´s Advocate - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Devil´s Advocate - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Devil´s Advocate - Eurohosta

Details

Hosta 'Devil's Advocate' comes from the 'Blue Angel'. The leaves are large, thick, heart-shaped, blue-green with light green, strongly irregular edges. In older plants light green edge can reaches to the middle of the leave. Hosta 'Earth Angel' has more contrast coloring and hosta 'Flemish Angel' has a lighter edges. This color combination not everyone love, but it is a very nice good plant and if you like this color combination, you will not be disappointed.  

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 Extra Large   Spacing (h x w) 90 x 120 cm
Leaf Size 45 x 30 cm   Growth Rate Fast
Leaf Color No   Leaf Color (Center) Green
Leaf Color (Margin) Green   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant Yes   Sun Tolerant Yes
Flower Color Pale lavender   Wavy Leaf No
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Hybridized by Walters Gardens/Amy Bergeron   Year of Registration 2007
Supplied as free roots  

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