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Hosta 'Northern Exposure'

Plant Type: Hostas

Large blue-green leaves are edged in chartreuse and acquire a puckered texture with age.

Winner of 4 major awards from the American Hosta Society.
Large blue-green leaves are edged in chartreuse and acquire a puckered texture with age.

This variegated sport of H. Sieboldiana Elegans offers a very wide yellow-green-to-cream margin on large, flat, blue-green leaves. A fine source of cool tones for the shady garden, ‘Northern Exposure’ is a popular variety that has won 4 major awards from the American Hosta Society!

The plant is 32 to 36 inches tall and about 30 to 36 inches wide, with large, heart-shaped leaves of icy blue-green. The margins are generous and jagged, beginning chartreuse at the edges but tending toward cream as they join the blue. Very showy!

Space these plants about 3 feet apart in partial to full shade. Very adaptable and trouble-free, the plant acquires some puckering as it matures.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Creamy white

Foliage Color

Variegated , Cream , Yellow , Blue Green

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Other hosta and shade loving plants

Plant Height

2 ft. 8 in. - 3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-9

Soil Moisture

Rich, organic, moist soil.


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

Mid Summer

Critter Resistance

Resistance to slugs

Exposure

Shade to Part Shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests