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Hosta Harry van Trier

Narrow dark green leaves have a wavy margin and extremely good substance. Very rich flowering.
Plant Size:
Small
Flower Color:
Lavender
Product Code:
H187
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Harry van Trier

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  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Harry van Trier - Eurohosta

Details

Hosta 'Heat Wave' has a thick, leather-like leaves with a strongly corrugated leaves with yellow center surrounded by a very wide blue-green to green-blue borders. This cultivar is not growing rapidly. Good contrast between the center and the edge will last all the season long. Hosta 'Heat Wave' is a tetraploid version of 'Bright Lights'. It likes a bit of sun, where its color is more intense. Same as hosta 'Bright Lights' grows slowly and in the central European condition do not reach the size as declared by registration. 

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 Small   Spacing (h x w) 15 x 25 cm
Leaf Size 16 x 5 cm   Growth Rate Medium
Leaf Color Green   Leaf Color (Center) No
Leaf Color (Margin) No   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant No   Sun Tolerant No
Flower Color Lavender   Wavy Leaf Yes
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Hybridized by Spruyt   Year of Registration 1990
Supplied as free roots  

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