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Hosta Orion's Belt

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear large, corrugated, dusty blue-green leaves with creamy yellow margins, that become white over time, while the leaves become more blue over the season. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid-summer
1.5 ft tall x 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