The Patriot Hosta is a classic perennial that can really take the heat. Awarded Hosta of the Year in 1997 by the American Hosta Growers Association, 'Patriot' is an exceptional selection that's beautiful and performs very well in any landscape. The beautifully variegated leaves add a classic look to any landscape. With broad leaves that transition from dark green to white tips, this plant pops and practically glows in the shade. When mid-summer rolls around, tall spikes shoot from the center of each plant and adorns the stems with lavender-colored bell-shaped flowers.
This highly versatile Hosta prefers part to full shade. It is adaptable to many soil types and pH levels. The Patriot Hosta is suitable to plant in containers or even as a bed border. They will go completely dormant in the fall, but will come back year after year! Dead foliage may be removed at any time before the mid-spring to allow for new growth.
The patriot hosta is a great accent perennial that is highly adaptable to many conditions. Wherever this hosta is planted, it will be sure to thrive. Everyone is sure to fall in love with the Patriot Hosta. The demand for this perennial continues to increase each season. Get your hosta today before they are all sold out!
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.
How Far Apart Should I Plant These Hosta
Space anywhere from 12-36" depending on size to accomodate a 1-2 foot spread.
Hostas thrive in full to part shade and are adaptable to most soils and pH levels. 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. This Hosta is extremely low maintenance. Fertilize with our balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring for best growth.
Hostas are great in just about any shady spot. Fill in spots where other plants won't grow like around the base of a shade tree. At a mature size of 1-2 feet tall and wide the Patriot Hosta makes a great border or low perennial for the front of your foundation plants. Hostas look phenomenal in mass plantings. Plant Patriot Hostas in containers to enjoy them on your porch or covered patio or deck.
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|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||1-2 Feet|
|Mature Width||1-2 Feet|