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Hosta ‘Great Escape’
Hosta ‘Great Escape’
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Hosta ‘Great Escape’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.700.230

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 midsized specimen selection has thick leaves with powdery blue-green centres and a wide, streaky ivory-white margin. Pale lavender flowers appear in July. Good slug resistance. A H. ‘Halcyon’ sport discovered by Hendrick van den Top of the Netherlands in 2002. USPP#19003: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Great Escape’

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
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
   80-100 cm
   31-39 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate