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Is a hosta a shrub?
Last Updated: 31st January, 2020
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Thereof, how do you maintain hostas?
- Apply a well-balanced, slow-release fertilizer after planting or when growth emerges in the spring.
- Keep the soil moist but not wet.
- Place mulch around the plants to help retain moisture.
- Remove flower stalks after bloom to encourage new growth.
Beside above, what does a hosta plant look like? You can find hostas with rounded leaves, heart-shaped leaves or lance-shaped leaves. Some hostas have light green leaves, others have blue leaves, while still others have green leaves streaked with white or yellow. Hostas are generally thought of as shade-loving plants.
Additionally, what is the scientific name for Hosta?
Funkia) is a genus of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies and occasionally by the Japanese name giboshi. Hostas are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants.
What are hosta plants good for?
Hosta are the ideal foundation plants for a shade garden. Their season-spanning foliage in all variations of green and blue and their full size allow the gardener to play with color and texture as accents.