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Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta

Hosta 'Chartreuse Wiggles'

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Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta (Hosta 'Chartreuse Wiggles') at Plumline Nursery

Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta foliage

Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta foliage

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Height:  10 inches

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  2a

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

Ornamental Features

Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta features dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers with lavender stripes rising above the foliage from mid to late summer. Its attractive small textured narrow leaves remain chartreuse in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

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

Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Chartreuse Wiggles Hosta will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium 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  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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