Hosta 'First Frost'
PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost
One of the last varieties to die back in late autumn hence the name 'First Frosts', this new variety has blue grey foliage with broad, irregular...
One of the last varieties to die back in late autumn hence the name 'First Frosts', this new variety has blue grey foliage with broad, irregular golden margins which turn white in summer. This handsome variety produces small lavender flowers in summer. Hosta's are perfect for growing in shady parts of the garden they are hardy almost everywhere and provide excellent ground cover.
|Botanical name||Hosta 'First Frost'|
|Delivered as||Bare roots|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Plant spacing||30 cm|
|Plant Depth||15 cm|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Fully grown in||1 year|
|Full grown height||20 cm - 30 cm|
|Mature width||20 cm - 30 cm|
How to take care of PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost
Plant PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost slighly below the soil level. Form a small cone/mound in the bottom of the planting hole, spread the roots over it and add the amended soil. PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost require a moist soil and grow well in both light and full shade. PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost should be sheltered from wind, feed all Hosta plants with a balanced plant food in spring and in summer. Mulch regularly in autumn or spring with a thick layer 10cm of garden compost. Water well for the first few weeks after planting and after that once or twice a week, water the soil around the base of PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost rather than the leaves. As slugs and snails can do considerable damage, especially to new leaves, place some small sharp stones around PlantainLily, Hosta First Frost. If supplied as bare root: Please soak the bare roots for 12-18 hours (do not exceed 24 hours). This allows them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant.
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