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Colossal Blue Hosta
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Colossal Blue Hosta

Slug-Resistant Variety

This big-leafed hosta makes an impressive statement in shade gardens. Its blue-green, heart-shaped leaves reach 10-20 in. across! Growing 30-36 in. tall with a 36-48 in. spread, Colossal Blue Hosta has a well-rounded habit. This shade perennial is an excellent choice as a foundation planting, focal point or ground cover in shade or woodland gardens. In the summer, pale lavender, trumpet-shaped flowers open above the foliage. Hostas, grown primarily for their foliage, are a low-maintenance way to add color to shaded areas. Colossal Blue Hosta grows best when planted in well-drained soil in partial to full shade. Zones 3-9.
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  • Botanical Name: Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans
  • Height: 30 - 36 inches
  • Spacing: 36 - 48 inches
  • Depth: Plant with the tip of the crown just below or at ground level. Dig hole large enough to spread roots out naturally.
  • Spread: 36 - 48 inches
  • Light Required: Shade to partial shade
  • Color: Pale lavender to white.
  • Foliage: Large blue-green round to heart shaped leaves.
  • Blooms: Mid Summer for 2 - 4 weeks.
  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial
  • Flower Form: Tubular spike - downward facing trumpet-shaped flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Average well-drained soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems to tidy up plants for rest of the season.
  • Comments: Impressive, large blue green leaves from 10 - 20 inches long, form a nice well rounded plant for a perfect shade location. Pale lavender flower spikes in Summer are an added bonus.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
4B 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
5A 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
5B 3/16/20 - 6/5/20
6A 3/9/20 - 6/5/20
6B 3/2/20 - 6/5/20
7A 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
7B 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
9A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
10A & B 2/10/20 - 5/15/20
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/1/20
8A-10B: 5/11/20

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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