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Hosta 'Sun Mouse'
Common name: Hosta, sun mouse hosta, plantain lily
This miniature Hosta hybridized by Tony Avent has a similar leaf shape and performance to ‘Blue Mouse Ears’, but with brilliant yellow leaves that hold its yellow color well into summer. Brightly colored yellow leaves do a great job at brightening up those darker corners of your garden. Consider planting this mini hosta in a mixed continer. Compared to ‘Blue Mouse Ears’, ‘Sun Mouse’ is a little bit shorter and wider. Plant it in an area with morning sun or filtered shade for best yellow color. Lavender flowers appear 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.
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens Inc.
Size: 3.5” Young potted plant
Scape Height: 15.0"
Flower/Foliage Description: Star-like, striped lavender flowers top the showy foliage in midsummer.
Light Requirement: Partial Shade to Full Shade. The yellow coloring of the foliage will do better with no direct sun light.
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, Compact, Fall Interest, Award Winner
2018 Benedict Garden Performance Medal (American Hosta Society)
2016 Hosta of the Year (American Hosta Growers' Association)
2015 Benedict Garden Performance Award of Merit (American Hosta Society)
2014 Benedict Garden Performance Award Honorable Mention (American Hosta Society)
Care: Easy Care, Cut off stems after bloom to encourage new growth.
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo
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