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Hosta 'Great Expectations'

Plant Type: Hostas

This sport of H. Sieboldiana 'Elegans' from England has a fabulous cream center (emerging gold in early spring), surrounded by a dramatic,wide blue-green edge, sure to brighten any garden. The medium-sized clump, is topped with near-white flowers in early summer. H. 'Great Expectations' needs morning sun or very open shade to grow properly.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Variegated

Plant Spread

24

Good Companions

Other hosta and shade loving plants

Plant Height

20

Scape Height

29"

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

All hosta love rich, organic, moist soil

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Bloom Time

Early to mid summer

Critter Resistance

Reistance to slugs

Exposure

Part to full shade

Growth Rate

Slow

Seasonal Interests