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Hosta ‘Chief Sitting Bull’
Hosta ‘Chief Sitting Bull’
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Hosta ‘Chief Sitting Bull’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.700.680

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 selection produces a massive mound of ovate-shaped, deep green, corrugated leaves of good substance topped with attractive pale lavender flowers appear in July. Good slug resistance. Excellent used as a specimen. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring or fall. A Van Wade introduction honouring the famous chief of the Lakota Sioux tribe.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Chief Sitting Bull’

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
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   80-110 cm
   31-43 inches
   190-225 cm
   74-88 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.