Hosta 'Gay Feather'

Hosta, Plantain Lily

Family: Liliaceae Lily

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 9A
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Mid Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, ground cover, seashore, specimen, woodland garden
Height 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Spread 24" to 30" / 60cm to 75cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage