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Hosta ‘Patriot’
Hosta ‘Patriot’
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Hosta ‘Patriot’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.277.950

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 outstanding medium-sized selection has mid-green leaves with bold, streaky white margins. Lavender flowers appear in July. Fairly good sun tolerance. Suitable also for planting in mixed containers or tubs. Hosta go completely dormant in the fall, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid spring. Easily divided in either spring or fall, but plants may be left alone for years. Slugs may need to be controlled. Selected as Hosta of the Year in 1997.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Patriot’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
   90-120 cm
   35-47 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate