Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas' (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas'

Plantain Lily

Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas' is an immense hosta growing to 36" high and 48" in diameter. Features large (13 x 10"), heart-shaped, thick-textured, corrugated, cupped blue-green leaves and bell-shaped, white flowers on scapes up to 42". Early growth is blue green but turning a darker green by mid-summer. Due to its size, grow as a speciman plant or on a shady bank to reduce soil erosion.

Plantain Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Most hostas prefer semi-shade, protected from hot afternoon sun.

Height:

26-36 in

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Spread:

36-48 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Foliage Color
Blue
Attributes
Border or Bed
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Specimen
Great Companion Plants for Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas'
Bleeding Heart Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba')
False Spirea False Spirea (Astilbe x japonica 'Deutschland')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera villosa 'Fire Alarm')
Similar Plants to Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas'
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