Hosta Blue Mouse Ears

Hosta Blue Mouse Ears

An adorable plant, Blue Mouse Ears Hosta was named the 2008 Hosta Of The Year. Small, round, blue, distinctive heart-shaped, thick leaves with tiny white edges, form a tight, compact mound. Blue Mouse Ears Hosta’s pale lavender flowers on short 6 to 9 inch scapes bloom in mid summer. Compact, Blue Mouse Ears Hosta reaches only 6 to 7 inches tall and spreading 12 inches wide. Slug resistant. Hostas are excellent perennials for shade that require minimal care. They are lovely massed in woodland settings or used as specimens. With their weed smothering foliage, they make idea ground covers. Although they are tough plants that can withstand periods of drought, for best results keep well watered during dry spells.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Hosta Blue Mouse Ears

Common Name

Hosta

Bloom Color

Lavender

Bloom Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Blue

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Shade

Height

6-7″

Width

12″

Uses

Beds, Containers, Ground Cover, Hummingbirds, Mass Plantings, Woodland Gardens

Soil

Average, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Consistent

Zone

3-9

Plant Type

Perennial