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Hosta ‘Antioch’
Hosta ‘Antioch’
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Hosta ‘Antioch’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.278.030

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 large selection has pointy medium-green leaves with a streaky margin that begins chartreuse in spring, changing to creamy white by summer. Mauve flowers appear in July. Somewhat slug resistant. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring or fall. This older but sturdy selection traces its roots back to the 1920s.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Antioch’

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
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
   90-120 cm
   35-47 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate