The hosta hybrid is beautiful and shade tolerates plants. It has waxy and green leaves and a wide variety of foliage colors. Hosta plant needs care and attention. They grow in shade and required a lot of water. Many hummingbirds are attracting to this plant.
Names of hosta hybrid:
Scientific name: Hosta ‘Blue Mammoth’ (sieboldiana)
Common name: Plantain Lily, hosta
|Flower color||Purple/Lavender, white, blue, pink|
|Plant type||Foliage plant, Houseplant, or perennial|
|Leaf shape||Elliptical, Oblong|
|Foliage||Grey, Blue in spring, summer, and autumn|
|Sun||Part shade to full shade|
|Tolerate||Heavy Shade, Black Walnut|
|Soil type||Normal or. Sandy or. Clay|
|Soil pH||Neutral or. Alkaline or. Acid|
|Origin||Woodlands and meadows of Asia.|
How to care for the hosta hybrid blue mammoth plant?
The hosta plant requires both shade and sun to survive. It is a shade loving plant.
These plants, especially when grown in containers, require lots of water. Keep them moist at all times by watering regularly, particularly on hot days. Make sure that drainage is sufficient; however, they grow well when moist but not when wet.
Hostas grown in containers will grow well in the same sort of temperature as your home temperate, reasonable heat will be just superior.
Use a slow-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season, and then continue to fertilize the hosta every other week with a water-soluble fertilizer. Hostas grown in containers need a little more fertilizer because they lose nutrients through regular watering.
This plant Prefers slightly acid or neutral, fertile, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Cut any damaged or dead leaves from the plants and remove this plant at the base. Remove the dead foliage also.
Hosta hybrid blue growth
The height of hosta hybrid blue is 2 to 3 feet and it is spread 3 to 4 feet.
Read more about plants from Asia
Stavern Blomstermakeri has written many blogs on plants originating form Asia. Here are some examples:
- Hyssopus plant
- Tulip plant: a brief description
- Coleus buntnessel: what you need to know
- Hydnophytum papuanum- Maze Plant
- Hosta hybrid blue mammoth
- Pilea peperomioides: Chinese money plant
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