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Hosta tardiana Halcyon

Halcyon Hosta

  • »  Forms a dense mound
  • »  Leaves are flat, spear-shaped, and silvery blue-green
  • »  Pale blue flowers in August
  • »  Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
  • »  1987 winner of the American Hosta Society Distinguished Merit Hosta Award

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This award winning Hosta forms a dense mound of flat, spear shaped, silvery blue-green leaves that retain their blue color longer then other blue varieties. Pale, lilac-blue, bell shaped flowers rise above the foliage in August attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to the shaded garden. A slower growing hosta that takes several years to reach its mature size, its a dependable and versatile perennial requiring little and giving excellent texture and flowers to the shaded garden. Because of it smaller stature, it is the perfect Hosta for massing in the front of the garden, spotting in small, shady landscape spots or using as part of a stunning, mixed perennial and annual container for a shady deck or patio. American Hosta Society Distinguished Merit Hosta Award (1987).

Attributes
Award Winning
Foliage Color
Blue
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Flower Color
Blue
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Exposure
Full Shade
Habit
Mounding
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Hosta tardiana 'Halcyon'

Cut back after frost. Low maintenance. Divide in spring every 4-5 years. Prefers a rich, moist, well-drained soil in part shade.