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Hosta 'Remember Me'

Plant Type: Hostas

A magnificent Hosta, 'Remember Me' offers a wide creamy center surrounded by shades of cool blue-green. Very lush, the heart-shaped 6- by 4-inch leaves make a bold statement on plants just a foot tall and 18 to 24 inches wide. Nice choice for the front of the border or foundation, to edge a path, dot the patio garden, or grace the shady bed.
And unlike almost every other Hosta, 'Remember Me' is slug-resistant! Slugs and snails are the bane of Hostas everywhere, so this is a breakthrough of unparalleled dimensions. The leaves remain un-nibbled and beautiful, even in midsummer.

'Remember Me' is an improvement of the old favorite 'June,' with brighter cream in the center and a fuller habit. It was developed by Walters Gardens in honor of Sandy DeBoer, who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2001 at the age of 45. As you select new plants for your shade garden, please bear this very special Hosta in mind.

Space plants about 18 inches apart in moist, well-drained soil receiving at least a half day of shade. Its heat and humidity tolerance are superb, and it is indifferent to soil type provided the drainage is good. Insignificant lavender blooms arise in midsummer, but the real glory of this plant is its giant, colorful heart-shaped leaves and fantastic resistance to slugs. 'Remember Me' thrives in zones 4-9.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Light Lavender

Foliage Color

Wide creamy center surrounded by shades of cool blue-green

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Other hosta and shade loving plants

Plant Height

12 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

Rich, organic, moist soil.


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

Mid Summer

Critter Resistance

Resistance to slugs and snails

Exposure

Part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests