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Hosta Great Arrival

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear thick, heavily corrugated leaves with a blue green centre and gold margin that turns creamy white as the season matures. Purple bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Reversed sport of ‘Great Expectations‘.

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


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