Interesting Plant: Hosta ‘Blue Shadows’

Hosta ‘Blue Shadows’

Hosta blueshadows

Photo: The Hosta Farm

Blue Shadows is a slow growing medium sized hosta reaching a height of around 2 feet at maturity. Considered by many gardeners to be one the most elegant hostas ever introduced it has beautiful heart shaped blue-green leaves with very good substance.

Leaves have very good substance with excellent resistance to slugs. — The Hosta Farm

H. ‘Blue Shadows’ is considered by many to be one of the most elegant hostas ever introduced! This slow-growing sport of H. ‘Tokudama Aureonebulosa’ makes a 3′ wide clump of extremely thick, rounded leaves. Each leaf features dark blue shadows swirled around a muted yellow center. In late spring, the clumps are topped with pure white flowers on short 15″ spikes. A mature specimen is truly breathtaking! — Plant Delights

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Interesting Plant is a series from A Gardener’s Notebook blog and podcast that highlights the most interesting plants I find in my Internet and real-world travels — Douglas

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