Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hosta Island Breeze

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear variegated gold leaves with wide, dark green margins. The centres turn more chartreuse as the summer approaches. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Paradise Island‘.

Blooms mid-summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 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 Consistent Moisture
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