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Hosta 'Amazing Grace'

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Amazing Grace Hosta (Hosta 'Amazing Grace') at Plumline Nursery

Amazing Grace Hosta foliage

Amazing Grace Hosta foliage

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Height:  28 inches

Spacing:  4 feet

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

Description:

A dark green leaf center with striking, thin white margins; leaf is heart shaped and nicely ridged; spikes of pale lavender flowers in early summer; a stunning specimen in the garden or border

Ornamental Features

Amazing Grace Hosta features dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive glossy heart-shaped leaves remain dark green in color with distinctive white edges and tinges of powder blue throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Amazing Grace Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Amazing Grace Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Amazing Grace Hosta will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 4 feet apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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Plumline Nursery
4151 Logan Ferry Road
Murrysville, PA 15668
724-327-6775

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