Go Back Country Mouse

Hosta 'Country Mouse'
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Plant Type: Hostas

This sport of ‘Bill Dress’s Blue’ forms a miniature clump of foliage set close to the ground. Hosta Country Mouse displays tiny heart-shaped, blue-green leaves encircled with a pure white margin. Lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer.

Mini, (3” x 8”) (H. Hansen, Shady Oaks Nursery) – (Sport of H. ‘Bill Dress’s Blue’). Not a “real mouse” from ‘Blue Mouse Ears’, this sport of ‘Bill Dress’s Blue’ is a true mini with blue-green leaves and a bright white margin. It makes a very flat mound of heart shaped foliage and grows well in a trough or small container.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Lavender

Foliage Color

Blue-green with white edges

Plant Spread

8"

Good Companions

Other shade loving plants.

Plant Height

3"

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Moist, well drained


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Part shade to full shade.

Growth Rate

Medium to fast

Seasonal Interests

Spring/summer