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Hosta 'Lakeside Cupcake’
Common Name: Hosta, lakeside cupcake hosta, plantain lily
‘Lakeside Cupcake’ is an award winning small hosta that is the perfect size for troughs or other small containers!
This small sized selection from the Lakeside series has neary round leaves emerge in spring with blue-green margins and gold centers. As the leaves mature, they become cupped with blue margins, creamy white centers, and green jetting between the two. Pale-lavender flowers bloom in midsummer.
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. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage. Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.
Size: 4.5” potted plant
Flower/Foliage Description: Pale-lavender flowers in mid summer speckle the nearly rounded, culled leaves variegated with creamy centres and blue margins with green between them. Earlier in the season, the green and blue both interlace at the margin, gradually settling out by the midsummer bloom.
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, Showy Foliage, Cut Foliage, Fall Interest, Compact, Award Winner
2007 Eunice Fisher Distinguished Merit Award (American Hosta Society)
Care: Easy Care, Cut off stems after bloom to encourage new growth, Watch for slugs and snails
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo