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Hosta Silver Shadow

Dark green with a narrow white border.
Plant Size:
Medium
Flower Color:
Lavender
Product Code:
H468
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  • Hosta Silver Shadow - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Silver Shadow - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Silver Shadow - Eurohosta

Details

Hosta Silver Shadow has a dark, shiny green leaves with a very thin silver-white border. It comes from Devon Green, which turn from Halcyon, so it's basically green Halcyon. Young plants has a narrow leaves, then the sheet expands and resembles more to leaf of Halcyon.

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 Medium   Spacing (h x w) 30 x 60 cm
Leaf Size 15 x 10 cm   Growth Rate Fast
Leaf Color No   Leaf Color (Center) Green
Leaf Color (Margin) White   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant No   Sun Tolerant No
Flower Color Lavender   Wavy Leaf No
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Partial Shade, Shade
Hybridized by Myerscough College   Year of Registration No
Supplied as free roots  

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