Hosta, Great Expectations
Description: Hosta Great Expectations has been a favorite shade perennial for a number of years. Thick textured, slug resistant, golden-yellow leaves with attractive margins display an array of color from blue, teal and green that is sure to snare its share of attention. White flowers in early summer. Great Expectations may be a bit unhurried to obtain mature form, but it certainly is worth the wait.
Common Name: Great Expectations Hosta
Scientific Name: Hosta 'Great Expectations'
Exposure: Partial Shade
Size: 1-2' height, 2-3' spread
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Period: June - July
Foliage Color: Golden Yellow w/ Blue/Green margins
Landscape Use: Containers / Planters, Foundation, Garden, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Small Groups, Under Shade Tree, Woodland Border
Zone: 3 - 8
Growth Rate: Slow
Companion Plants: Bleeding Heart, Astilbe, Fern, Coral Bells, Endless Summer Hydrangea
Maintenance: Remove old foliage before new foliage emerges