Hosta, Night Before Christmas


Description: The Night Before Christmas Hosta, has large, pointed green leaves with narrow white centers. The foliage is slightly wavy with heavy leaf substance. The pale lavender flowers bloom from July to August, however, hostas are not known for their flowers. With a plant height of 26' and a spread of 36', hostas provide bright color in shade with wonderful foliage. Hosta 'Night Before Christmas' needs to be planted in a full shade area in any moist, well-drained area.

Common Name: Night Before Christmas Hosta

Scientific Name: Hosta 'Night Before Christmas'

Type: Perennial

Exposure: Partial - Full Shade

Size: 18" height, 30" spread

Bloom Color: Lavender

Bloom Period: July - August

Foliage Color: Dark Green with White margins

Landscape Use: Containers / Planters, Foundation, Garden, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Small Groups, Under Shade Tree, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained, Moist

Zone: 3 - 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Pink Astilbe, Bleeding Heart, Fern, Liriope

Maintenance: Remove old foliage before new foliage emerges


*Attracts Hummingbirds


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