A large, commanding presence in the garden. Big, heart shaped, blue-green leaves with wide, creamy white/ yellow edges. Glossy white hyacinth-like blooms in mid-summer. "Hosta of the Year" in 2009. A variegated sport of 'Blue Angel'.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 38 plants
Common Name: Plantain lily
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Mature Height: 36 inches
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 0.6-0.9
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at very low levels of 50-75 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, mice, slugs
Vernalization Requirements: Beneficial, not necessary.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: These plants will benefit from 50% shade cover.