The Great Expectations Hosta lives up to its name. It is a mounding perennial that grows a bit slower that other hostas, but is well worth the wait.
The broad variegated leaves transition from a light color, color depending on the season, to dark blue-green tips. The ever-changing center of the broad leaves change from light mint green all the way to a creamy yellow. Whatever the color variation may be, the Great Expectations hosta will always delight your eyes with green painted streaks. During the midsummer, long stems shoot from the center of the mounding hosta that are adorned with white bell shaped flowers.
What Are Good Companion Plants For This Shrub?
Azaleas, ferns and ornamental grasses pair well with hosta. Perfect for groundcover or in mass plantings, use smaller leaf varieties for containers.
Where Should I Plant This Hosta?
Plant in a shady spot with well drained soil in grow zones 3-8.
Do Hosta Come Back Every Year?
This perennial shade lover goes completely dormant in the fall, but will come back each and every year.
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|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||2-3 Feet|
|Mature Width||2-3 Feet|