Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hosta School Mouse (Hosta)

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear thick leaves that are blue-green with creamy yellow rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Blue Mouse Ears’.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone


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