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Hosta 'Backyard Monster'

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Hosta 'Backyard Monster' - Plantain Lily

More About 'Backyard Monster'

  • Large mound of green leaves with creamy-white margins
  • Slightly rippled foliage
  • Near-white flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late June
  • Flower Height: 80 cm
  • Foliage Height: 65 cm
  • Leaf Size: 35 cm x 25 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

55-65 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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Genus Overview: Hosta

Common Name: Plantain Lily

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Hosta grow best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. Early to mid-morning sun and dappled shade in the afternoon are ideal conditions for most hosta cultivars. Some are full sun tolerant, when consistent moisture is provided. Cleaning out dormant foliage in early winter will help reduce the insect population, such as slug larvae. 

'Backyard Monster' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Variegated
Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge