Hosta Autumn Frost
A stunning foliage plant for the garden. Leaves emerge a frosty blue with a contrasting bright yellow margin which lightens to a creamy white during summer. Light lavender flowers appear in mid to late summer above the mound forming foliage. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: July
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Partial or full shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Foliage colour from spring to autumn
Height / Spread: 30cm x 60cm (12in x 24in)
I have a small balcony garden, and this is great in a pot, offering fantastic bright foliage colour to complement the flowering plants.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Generally disease free but can be prone to slugs and snails.
Plant Care: Apply a mulch to the crown in autumn or early spring
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Benefits: Fantastic plants for shade, ideal for edging around ponds. Can be grown in pots as well to add foliage interest to the patio or balcony.
History: More commonly known as Plantain Lily.
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