One of the handsome cultivars that belongs to the Dwarf (D) group of hostas. Of hybrid origin. Bred quite recently, in 2000. Originator: E. J. Deckert 2000.The name sounds in translation as "Blue Mouse Ears". And it really lives up to its name. It is a perennial plant which is appreciated for its showy leaves and beautiful flowers. It can take its rightful place in a shaded corner of your garden! This hosta forms lush clumps of leaves. The leaves are small, veined, dense and very succulent. Young plants usually have oval leaves, but 'adult' plants have leaves that are almost round. Their colour is grayish-blue. Their leaf size is about 7 cm long and 5 cm wide. The bush is perfectly shaped, compact and has an unparalleled appearance.
In early summer, short, flat flower stalks emerge with brush-like inflorescences. The flowers in them are numerous, bell-like. The flowers are lilac and lavender in colour. Blossom time is long, about 3-4 weeks. It is frost-resistant, withstanding temperatures as low as -29°C.
Flowering lasts for about 3-4 weeks.
The frost-resistance is high - it withstands up to -29 °C.
Leaf size is about 7 cm long and 5 cm wide.
Height of the plant is 10-15 cm.
This hosta is undemanding and versatile. It feels well in the penumbra and in the shade. It prefers acidic loamy soils. Ideal for mass planting in stony gardens, mixed gardens, borders or under tree crowns. Does not like cramped conditions. Can be grown in containers. Geijhera, carnations, hellebores, astilbe and ornamental grasses will be its companions. The hosta can grow up to 10 years in one place (if the rhizomes are not allowed to bare). Flowering time is June-July. Plant height is 10-15 cm. Available in plastic containers (0.5 litres).