Hosta 'First Frost'
HOSTA OF THE YEAR 2010
Hosta 'First Frost' is a tempting sport of 'Halcyon'. It features intense blue-green leaves with irregular, jetting, yellow margins. The margins turn white in summer. A beautiful plant that looks great until the first frost, thus the name. Fertile. (Scolnik/Solberg 2002)
Each year the American Hosta Growers Association selects 'the best of the best', and honors one variety as "Hosta of the Year". These special selections are acknowledged for being unique, easy to grow and loved by many. These plants are usually the cornerstones of most hosta collector's gardens making these selections a good choice for beginning collectors and gardeners alike.
DESIGNER HOSTA: This variety joins a select few other hostas in the exclusive "Designer" category. This plant has distinctive garden presence and exemplary landscape performance. The foliage is of good substance and demonstrates superior resistance to garden pests. This plant grows well in all parts of the country. A premium plant that looks great all season long!
This hosta is a winner of the prestigious "Popularity Poll" from the American Hosta Society. This variety has been named one of the very favorites of all hostas by the majority of the AHS members in an annual poll. Basically, this plant is "loved by all". An excellent choice for your garden.
MATURE HEIGHT: 16".
MATURE SPREAD: 36".
HARDINESS ZONES: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9.
FLOWER: Pale lavender, mid season.
SUN EXPOSURE: Part sun to shade.
SIZE SHIPPED: 2.5" pot.
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This time of the year these plants are shipped dormant and fully trimmed:
Astilbe, Hibiscus, Phlox, Sedum.
(others are going dormant and may be shipped trimmed)
*Orders ship free but do incur a $4.99 handling fee.
Orders to the west coast incur added fees.