Stained Glass Hosta
Hosta "Stained Glass"
Hosta "Stained Glass" foliage
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Plant Height: 10 inches
Flower Height: 18 inches
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 2
Other Names: Plantain Lily, Funkia
Leaves have chartreuse centers with green variegation and wavy margins; provides beautiful texture and contrast to other plants; fragrant white spikes of flowers in mid-summer
Stained Glass Hosta features dainty spikes of lightly-scented white tubular flowers rising above the foliage from mid to late summer. It's attractive small textured oval leaves remain chartreuse in color with showy green variegation throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Stained Glass Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance perennial, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Stained Glass Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Stained Glass Hosta will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 3 feet. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This perennial does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This plant can be propagated by division.
This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.