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Hosta 'Robert Frost'

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Hosta 'Robert Frost' - Plantain Lily

More About 'Robert Frost'

  • Large mounding Hosta with broad thick leaves
  • Blue-green leaves with a creamy-white margin
  • The leaf margin starts off gold in the spring
  • Near-white flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late June into July
  • Flower Height: 75 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm
  • Leaf Size: 28 cm x 21.5 cm

Interesting Notes:

A cross of Hosta 'Banana Sundae' x  Hosta 'Frances Williams'.

'Robert Frost' Hosta will tolerate some sun. 

Zone:

3

Height:

55-60 cm

Spread:

100-125 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. 

'Robert Frost' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

White
Green
Variegated
Blue

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Foundation planting
Border/edging