Wish ListInteractive Greenhouse MapPlant CalculatorMulch Calculator
August 19, 2017

Join our mailing list
Join our Mailing List
 


Quick Search:
Include prior years
Exact match
Container Recipe Name
 


We accept:

Connect with us:
Vite Greenhouses

Disclaimer: Although we make every effort to keep this list updated, we cannot guarantee the availability of any of the plants listed. Please call before making a special trip.

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
Hosta hybrid 
 
-Available after 9/1/2017

Prev Previous Image 1 of 3 Next Image Next
2008 Hosta of the Year ™
Add to Wish List
(What's my zone?)
Zone: 3 to 9
Perennial
Vitals
EXPOSURE
Part Sun to Shade
BLOOM SEASON
Blooms mid-summer
SIZE
8"
12"
GREENHOUSE
LOCATION
(click for map)
Cultivar Notes - 'Blue Mouse Ears'
2008 American Hosta Growers Hosta of the Year! Adorable small hosta with thick (almost rubbery), round, blue-green to grey-green leaves. Forms a perfectly symmetrical mound. Clusters of lavender, bell-shaped flowers in mid-summer.
Genus Notes - Hosta
Hosta, part of the Lily family, has numerous recognized species, virtually all native to Japan. The currently used name was introduced in 1812, in honor of a royal physician, Nicholaus Thomas Host (1761-1834).

The post-World War II gardening world has witnessed an astonishing explosion of interest in these treasured plants. And new species of Hosta are still being found. A 1985 plant-hunting expedition to the remotest regions of the Japanese archipelago uncovered two previously unknown species.

With their extraordinary hardiness and affinity for cool, shady haunts, Hostas offer ornamental foliage in silvery-blue, yellow-green, and rich green; all manner of variegation, and a wide variety of leaf sizes and shapes.

Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve.

Login • Site Map • Privacy Policy and Disclaimer
Copyright ©2005-2017 Vite Greenhouses, Inc.