Home Hosta 'Wheee!'
2021 Proven Winners
National Hosta of the Year®
Common Name: Hosta, wheee! hosta, plantain lily
Once you’ll see this hosta, you’ll be going whee! Wheee! All the way home!
Extremely ruffled, cream coloured margins extend from the tip of each green leaf all the way down the petiole to the crown. This ruffled margin is evident even in the juvenile stage of the plant before vernalization. The leaves of this medium sized hosta are of excellent substance, making them slug resistant in the landscape.
Light lavender flowers appear atop purple scapes in midsummer.
Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colours, 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.
This premium hosta variety is part of a group of the finest hostas available today. To be considered a premium hosta, plants must perform superbly in many zones. They must also exhibit exemplary garden presence and performance, have a long season of appeal in the landscape, have leaves of good substance, and demonstrate a greater resistance to common garden pests.
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens Inc.
Size: 4.5“ potted plant
Flower/Foliage Description: Light lavender flowers appear midseason. Green leaves have cream margins which widen as the plants mature, and the leaves are of good substance, making them more slug resistant.
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, Foliage Interest, Cut Foliage, Cut Flower, Slug Resistant, Award Winner
Care: Easy Care, Cut off stems after bloom to encourage new growth
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo