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Blueberry Muffin Hosta

Hosta 'Blueberry Muffin'

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Blueberry Muffin Hosta (Hosta 'Blueberry Muffin') at Wagner Nursery & Landscape

Blueberry Muffin Hosta

Blueberry Muffin Hosta

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Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  30 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

Description:

This strong growing, reliable variety produces soft blue corrugated foliage that eventually matures to olive green; provides beautiful texture and contrast to other plants; lavender spikes of flowers in early summer

Ornamental Features

Blueberry Muffin Hosta features dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers rising above the foliage in early summer. Its attractive textured heart-shaped leaves remain powder blue in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Blueberry Muffin Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Blueberry Muffin Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Blueberry Muffin Hosta will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 30 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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