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First Frost Hosta

First Frost Hosta

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At 3 Feet Wide - Makes a Great GroundcoverThe Hosta First Frost - Hosta First Frost - is a handsome sport of Halcyon and begins in spring with deep blue leaves with a gold colored edging. - This edging is irregular and just about half an inch wide.- Then First Frost evolves to a pure white in summer.The light lavender flowers appear on 28 inch scapes in midsummer. - First Frost is resistant to pests and puts on a colorful display in your garden all season long. - It maintains its outstanding blue color and beautiful edging until the - first frost- in the fall. named a Designer Hosta and 2010 Hosta of the Year.Since the foliage spreads 3 feet wide - First Frost is a fine size for groundcover - edging - or specimen use.This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions.- First Frost grows best in moist - well-drained - highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. - Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean - healthy growth. - Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors - but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas.First Frost is most at home in shady - woodland settings and often works well in containers.- This handsome hosta will add fall color to a garden since its leaves retain their color until the first frost.* Leaves Change from Blue to White* Small and Wide Plant* Light Lavender Flowers

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