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Hosta Shade Fanfare

The leaves are a light to medium green, with wide margins that start out as yellow in the spring and change to creamy white in summer.
Plant Size:
Large
Flower Color:
Pale lavender
Product Code:
H121
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Bestseller Shade Fanfare

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  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Shade Fanfare - Eurohosta

Details

One of the classic cultivars. Registered by Paul Aden in 1986. We recommend it for group plantings. If you are new in growing hosta, so this is the right cultivar. Totally problem free, well growing in almost all conditions. Green leaves have creamy edges. In late summer, the center leaves turn to gold or white respectively.

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) 50 x 60 cm
Leaf Size 17 x 12 cm   Growth Rate Medium
Leaf Color No   Leaf Color (Center) Green
Leaf Color (Margin) Yellow   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant No   Sun Tolerant Yes
Flower Color Pale lavender   Wavy Leaf No
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Shade
Hybridized by P. Aden   Year of Registration 1990
Supplied as free roots  

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