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Hosta ‘Minke’
Hosta ‘Minke’
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Hosta ‘Minke’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.700.990

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. They form sturdy mounds of foliage topped with lily-like blooms. This extra large selection features upright grey-blue leaves with a yellow margin. It’s an impressive big Hosta that is a perfect combination of ‘Frances Williams’ and ‘Sagae’. 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.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Minke’

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
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Rabbit Resistant
   70-80 cm
   27-31 inches
   120-150 cm
   47-59 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate