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Hosta 'Allegan Emperor'

Plant Type: Hostas

The Allegan Emperor Hosta plant forms huge vase-shaped mounds that change colors from bluish green to a shiny dark green by July. This hosta has a very thick substance with leaves a foot wide and long.

Clusters of lavender flowers bloom in July on 48-inch scapes.

Somewhat slow growing however this hosta will form an impressive large mound in time. It is registered as a hybrid of Hosta nigrescens but is more likely related to Hosta 'Elatior'

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Flower Color

Lavender

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

48

Good Companions

Other hosta and shade loving plants

Plant Height

30

Scape Height

48"

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

All hosta love rich, organic, moist soil

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Bloom Time

Mid to late summer

Critter Resistance

Resistance to slugs

Exposure

Part to full shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests