Hosta Dream Weaver Description
Hosta Dream Weaver has attention getting BOLD foliage and breathtaking beauty.
Stunning blue leaves measure 9" long and 8" wide, and have a colorful streak of yellow to cream in the center. Foliage has a wonderful thick, slightly rippled texture which makes this Hosta unappealing to slugs. This colorful Shade Plant forms a beautiful mound that is 24" high by 30" long
Summer brings on 30" scapes of large, white, bell-shaped flowers.
Hosta Dream Weaver is gorgeous when combined with shade groundcover plants that offer different color and texture, including colorful Heucheras, Hellebores, or dainty Hardy Ferns.
Special Features: Cold Hardy, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage,Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Foliage Interest, Heat Tolerant, Moisture Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Variegated
Grow Hostas in shade to partial Shade (morning sun/afternoon shade) Hostas grow best in rich, moisture retentive soil, but can tolerate a range of soil conditions.
Hosta Dream Weaver will grow over 24 inches high and 24-36 inches across. This Hosta works well in garden designs where it is placed in front of larger Hostas such as Empress Wu or other tall shade loving shrubs and small trees.
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- Botanical Name:
Hosta 'Dream Weaver'
- Common Name:
- Sun Exposure:
Shade, Part Shade
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- Soil Type:
Normal, Sandy, Clay
- Soil Moisture:
- Height x Width:
24" X 36"
- Flower Color:
- Foliage Color:
Blue with white streak
- Bloom Season:
Accent, Border, Container Gardening, Foundation Planting, Massing, Specimen, Woodland
- Cannot Ship to:
CAN, HI, PR
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Ideas and How-to's
Recommended for You:
Soil: Evenly moist, organically rich, slightly acid, well-drained soils.
Light: Part shade to full shade -- Best in part shade (some morning sun or sun dappled conditions).
Water: Medium -- Established plants have some tolerance for dry shade (particularly plants with thick leaves), but soils should never be allowed to dry out. Water is best applied directly to the soil beneath the leaves.
Spacing: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Fertilizing: Light application of time release fertilizer, or side-dress with compost and organic amendments when new growth appears in early spring.
Winterizing: Foliage should be cut back to the ground in the fall. Provide a winter mulch of evergreen boughs, 2" of leaves or salt marsh hay after the ground freezes to help prevent heaving, and protect the shallow crowns.
Maintenance & Pruning: GreatGardenPlants.com offers slug-proof varieties. However, there may be regions of the country where the environment is conducive to slugs. Slugs are the bane of Hostas; use slug bait, dishes of beer, and diatomaceous earth to discourage them. Groom plants by removing yellow or dead leaves and cut flower spikes back as they finish blooming in summer.
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