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Hosta 'Holy Mouse Ears'

Hosta (Small)

Plant Type:

HOSTA

Hosta 'Holy Mouse Ears' 25% off 8 remaining.​ This little sweetie is a miniature hosta with heavy textured small heart-shaped leaves. Irregular greenish blue margins with some breaks and streaks gird the golden centers. This early season golden color gradually fades to creamier yellow to cream-white as the leaves progress through the season altogether making 'Holy Mouse Ears' a beautiful little plant. Purple flowers on short scapes arise in July. Developed at Q&Z Nursery. Pot grown division.


 


More About Hosta 'Holy Mouse Ears'

  • Size Classification: Small

Height:

6-7 in

Spread:

12-15 in

Colors:

Purple
Item Description Price  
HOSHOLY Hosta 'Holy Mouse Ears' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot – 1.05 pints / 497 ml.) Sale Price $12.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Hosta 'Holy Mouse Ears'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Light

  • Dappled Shade
  • Shade

Attributes

  • Rock Garden
  • Border
  • Edging
  • Woodland

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Draining
  • Fertile

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division

Genus Overview: Hosta

Common Name: Hosta


Hosta. Hosta is a staple for shade gardeners. Hostas prefer open to dappled shade conditions. Early morning or late day sun is generally acceptable. The exception to the rule (and it seems in the plant world there is always at least one exception to the rule!) is Hosta plantaginea which requires more sun for flowering to occur. Hostas can fill a midsummer’s day dream with spikes of lavender, purple and white blossoms, some fragrant. There are growers and collectors who dislike hosta flowers though I find this a curious affectation; I am personally grateful for perennials of easy disposition that so readily bloom, carefree, adorning and lighting the woodland garden during a period that might otherwise be a flowerless void. Flower your garden! Dig in. Have fun. Hostas prefer fertile draining soil with many demonstrating moderate drought tolerance once established. Many of the following are offered as pot-grown divisions of our stock plants. Others are from tissue culture. For Hosta there are several different size charts available that can be found on line with some digging. Of course, some plants straddle these arbitrary determinations. We are using the following classification...

Mature Heights:

Miniature: less than 6 inches

Small: 6 - 12 inches

Medium: 12 - 18 inches

Large: 18 - 24 inches

Very Large: 24+ inches