Home Hosta 'Whirlwind'
Common Name: Hosta, whirlwind hosta, plantain lily
'Whirlwind' Hosta has wide dark green margins with a creamy white center. The center color looks like a little flame in the middle of the leaf. The center of the leaf emerges white but slowly turns lime-green to all green by mid summer with scapes of lavender flowers, creating a continuous colour transition through the season.
Vigorous grower with thick leaves, ‘Whirlwind’ is also resistant to slugs.
Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve.
Size: 4.5” Potted Plant
Flower/Foliage Description: Trumpet-shaped, lavender flowers appear on 30" scapes from mid to late summer. A habit like no other hosta; the pointy leaves are held upright in a wavy mound that transitions through colours throughout the summer.
Light requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Soil Type: Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.
Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Slug Resistant, Showy Foliage, Cut Foliage, Cut Flower
Care: Easy Care, Cut off stems after bloom to encourage new growth, Watch for slugs and snails
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo
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