Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hosta Big Daddy

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear large thick blue-green leaves that are cupped and corrugated. Near white bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Slug Resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture