Big Daddy Hosta
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||2-3 Feet|
|Mature Width||3-4 Feet|
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.
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Where Should I Plant This Hosta?
Plant in a shady spot with well drained soil in grow zones 3-8.
How Long Does This Shrub Take To Grow?
A slow grower taking 2-4 years to mature to a height of 2-4 feet tall and wide.
How To Prune This Hosta
Cut dead or damaged leaves back and leave 2" of growth above the ground to prepare them for the next grow season.
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.
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