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Big Daddy Hosta

Hosta 'Big Daddy'
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Description

Few plants perform in shade like the beautiful Big Daddy Hosta. You'll get lovely blue-green color and richly textured leaves in an easy to grow perennial that returns year after year. The Big Daddy is a favorite for its shade tolerance, great look, and high slug resistance.

This attractive hosta boasts showy, blue leaves that are thick, cupped, and heavily textured as they mature. The large leaves become dark green as they age, generally in late summer. In summer, white bell shaped flowers emerge from the center of this low maintenance perennial. The Big Daddy Hosta matures to about 2.5 feet tall and 3.5 feet wide.

Hostas thrive in full to part shade and are adaptable to just about any soil. Once established hostas are drought tolerant. Big Daddy Hostas are unusually slug resistance due to the thickness and texture of the unique leaves. This Hosta is extremely low maintenance.

The Big Daddy Hosta plant is a must have for the shade garden. Order yours now!

growing zone 3-8
Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Shade
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-4 Feet
Mature Width 2-4 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color White

How To Care

Hostas thrive in full to part shade and are adaptable to most soils and pH levels. Big Daddy Hostas go dormant in in late fall or winter, but come back year after year. Dead foliage may be removed any time after your plant goes dormant. Water your newly planted Hosta deeply a couple times per week to encourage the roots to grow properly. Once established hostas are drought tolerant however they will perform best with a moist soil. Big Daddy Hosta plants are unusually slug resistance due to the thickness and texture of the unique leaves. This Hosta is extremely low maintenance. Fertilize with our balanced, slow release fertilizer in spring for best growth.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Shade
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-4 Feet
Mature Width 2-4 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color White

Landscape Ideas

Hostas are great in just about any shady spot. The large leaves of this hardy plant are perfect for hiding eyesores in your yard and home. Mask the ugly legginess of older shrubs with the Big Daddy Hosta. Fill in spots where other plants won't grow like around the base of a shade tree. The Big Daddy Hosta is a great way to add color and unique texture and depth to your landscape. Hostas look phenomenal in mass plantings. Plant Big Daddy Hostas in containers to enjoy them on your porch or covered patio or deck. Our Great Expectations Hosta is also a great choice.


For additional options, be sure to browse our PhloxGround Cover Plants and Hostas collections.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Shade
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-4 Feet
Mature Width 2-4 Feet
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color White

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06/06/2017
Danae
Pretty good

They came in pretty good shape. I'm happy.