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Hosta Plants - The Perfect Border Plant
Hosta is a perennial plant that is commonly grown for its attractive foliage. The plant is native to eastern Asia, primarily Japan, China, and Korea. The leaves of the hosta plant are large and usually have a distinct texture, with a thick and slightly waxy surface that can be smooth or corrugated.
The color of the leaves is gorgeous and turns a different shade of green, depending on the cultivar, and can range from dark green to blue-green, yellow, white, or variegated. The leaves are often heart-shaped, with a pointed tip, and can grow up to 2 feet long.
In summer, hosta plants produce tall spikes of small, bell-shaped flowers in shades of white, lavender, or pale pink. The flowers are generally not the plant's main attraction; some gardeners even remove them to focus on the foliage.
Hostas are a popular choice for shade gardens and are relatively low maintenance, preferring moist, well-drained soil and moderate levels of light. They can also be used as accent plants in mixed borders or ground covers.
The Patriot Hosta
The Patriot Hosta is a popular cultivar of the Hosta plant known for its large and showy foliage. The Patriot Hosta has broad, heart-shaped deep green leaves with white margins. The margins are irregularly shaped and can be up to two inches wide.
This Hosta plant typically grows about 18-24 inches tall and spreads around 36 inches wide. The plant produces spikes of lavender flowers that bloom mid-summer and attract pollinators like bees and butterflies.
The Patriot Hosta is a hardy perennial that thrives in moist, well-drained soil and is partial to total. This is used in shade gardens, woodland gardens, and as a border plant. It is also an excellent choice for container gardening.
Overall, the Patriot Hosta is a striking, beautiful perennial, and easy-to-care-for plant that adds a touch of elegance and interest to any garden or landscape.
The Sum & Substance Hosta
Sum and Substance Hosta is a large-sized herbaceous perennial plant primarily grown for its attractive foliage. It features gigantic, rounded, heart-shaped leaves that can grow up to 2 feet long and 1.5 feet wide, with a bright golden-yellow color that stands out in any garden.
The leaves are deeply veined, slightly corrugated, and have a slightly shiny texture.
In addition to its striking foliage, Sum and Substance Hosta produces pale lavender flowers on tall, sturdy stems reaching up to 4 feet. The flowers bloom in mid-summer and add a nice color to the garden.
This hosta cultivar is a fast grower and is relatively low-maintenance, making it a popular choice among gardeners. It thrives in part to full shade and prefers moist, well-drained soil. Sum and Substance Hosta is an excellent choice for shade gardens, woodland gardens, or as a backdrop in mixed borders.