Hosta Blue Mouse Ears
Hosta Blue Mouse Ears
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Product Description ( Hosta Blue Mouse Ears )
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).
Product Details ( Hosta Blue Mouse Ears )
|Price per package||€2,95|
|Subvarieties||Hosta, Perennial Plant|
|Plant Height||40-60 cm|
|Suitable as cutting flower||No|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 4-5|
How to Plant ( Hosta Blue Mouse Ears )
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- Choose quality bulbs and plants in our online store
- Choose the right place in your garden
- Choose the right time to plant
- Plant bulbs and perennials deep enough
- Position flowering bulbs with the top facing up
- Give them good soil and fertilizer
- Water them well
- Enjoy the bloom
Delivery ( Hosta Blue Mouse Ears )
- Orders placed before March 21 will ship in late March/early April.
- Orders placed after March 21 will ship within 10 business days.
- We will continue to ship through May 15.