'Sissinghurst White' is a hybrid lungwort cultivar which, like many of the hostas, is perhaps valued more for its attractive foliage than for its flowers. Silvery-white spotted leaves. Drooping clusters of funnel-shaped, white flowers bloom on short stalks just above the foliage in spring. Flowers typically age to pink. Common name of lungwort is in reference to the supposed resemblance of the spotted leaves to a diseased lung.
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers cool, organically rich, humusy soils that are kept consistently moist. Soils must not be allowed to dry out. Intolerant of wet, poorly drained soils however. Spreads very slowly by creeping roots, but is not invasive. Divide plants in fall if they become overcrowded. Plant leaves may retain some color in warm winters.
White; age to pink
Woodland or shade gardens
Shaded areas of rock gardens
Edging plant for shady paths
Has showy flowers
Part to full shade
For your convenience, you can purchase K&K Garden Gift Cards online!
Cards arrive in a garden decor' gift box, and are ready to be gifted. Our Gift Cards can be purchased for any amount, arrive within 2-3 days of purchase, and never expire. K&K Gift Cards are always appreciated by the special person in your life!
Get paid for shopping at K&K Gardens! For every $50.00 you spend, receive $5 in K&K Greenbacks.
This incredible loyalty program is simple. We keep track of your purchases during April through August. This total is divided by $50, and we pay you $5 for every $50 you spent in the form of K&K Greenbacks.
K&K Greenbacks will be sent to you the first week in September. They can only be redeemed during the month of September, 2017.
Greenbacks CAN be used in addition, or with advertised sales, discounts, or promotions; allowing you an even greater discount on your total purchase.