Hosta Blue Mouse Ears
Hosta Blue Mouse Ears produces smooth, neat, blue-green leaves with a dull surface, the foliage is topped in midsummer by bell-shaped pale purple blooms with darker stripes
Hosta palnts are perfect for shady borders, planters or beneath shrubs and trees and as a ground cover plant it effectively suppresses weeds.
Details Hosta Blue Mouse Ears
- Covers bare spots quickly
- Blooms: June – August
- Flower colour: blue
- Leaf colour: Green
- Full grown: 1 Year
- Full grown height: 10 – 25 cm
- Full grown width: 10 – 25 cm
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Plant depth: 12 cm
- Plant spacing: 25 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Hosta Blue Mouse Ears
Plant Hosta Blue Mouse Ears slighly below the soil level. Form a small cone/mound in the bottom of the planting hole, spread the roots over it and add the amended soil. Hosta Blue Mouse Ears require a moist soil and grow well in both light and full shade.
Once established they can be quite drought resistant. Hosta Blue Mouse Ears should be sheltered from wind, feed all Hosta plants with a balanced plant food in spring and in summer. Mulch regularly in autumn or spring with a thick layer 10cm of garden compost.
Water well for the first few weeks after planting and after that once or twice a week, water the soil around the base of Hosta Blue Mouse Ears rather than the leaves. As slugs and snails can do considerable damage, especially to new leaves, place some small sharp stones around Hosta Blue Mouse Ears.
If supplied as bare root: Please soak the bare roots for 12-18 hours (do not exceed 24 hours). This allows them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant.