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Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’


Miniature Hosta

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.277.110


Selected as the American Hosta Growers 2008 Hosta of the Year. Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This miniature selection has thick, rounded blue-green leaves with a powdery finish. Soft lavender flowers appear in July. Good slug resistance. An outstanding Hosta for edging or the shady rock garden. Protect from hot afternoon sun. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring or fall. An award winner for Best Blue Leaf, 2004. Registered by E. & J. Deckert in 2000.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Mauve/Lilac
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Blue
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow












Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’


Miniature Hosta

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.277.110


Selected as the American Hosta Growers 2008 Hosta of the Year. Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This miniature selection has thick, rounded blue-green leaves with a powdery finish. Soft lavender flowers appear in July. Good slug resistance. An outstanding Hosta for edging or the shady rock garden. Protect from hot afternoon sun. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring or fall. An award winner for Best Blue Leaf, 2004. Registered by E. & J. Deckert in 2000.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Mauve/Lilac
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Blue
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow