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Hosta 'Halcyon'

Plant Type: Hostas

This classic blue hosta with its spear-shaped foliage has become everyone’s favorite midsized blue. With its excellent color, substance, and growth rate, it is not difficult to see why. Lavender flowers midsummer.

Medium – One of the bluest cultivars. Very neat, somewhat horizontal habit. Pale lavender flowers in mid July. 1991 Midwest Blue Award.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Deep Lavender

Foliage Color

Blue

Plant Spread

32 - 36

Good Companions

Shade plants

Plant Height

24

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-8

Soil Moisture

Moist


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Hosta 'Halcyon', Hosta Tardiana, is a vigorous grower and is known as one of the best blue Hosta's. The classic blue spear shaped foliage makes it very striking. The white to pale lavender flowers bloom from July to August, however, Hosta's are not known only for their flowers. With a plant height of 24" and a spread of 32-36", Hosta's provide bright color in shade with wonderful foliage., , Hosta 'Halcyon' needs to be planted in a full shade area in any moist, well-drained area. 'Halcyon' was the 1997 Award of Merit (AGM) winner, one can see why. It is also extremely slug-resistant due to its thick leaves. This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions, tubs and patio pots, and one of the most popular for landscape uses.

Bloom Time

July - August

Critter Resistance

slug and snail resistant

Exposure

Shade to part shade

Growth Rate

Fast

Seasonal Interests