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Hosta 'Silver Bay'

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Hosta 'Silver Bay' - Plantain Lily - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About 'Silver Bay'

  • Medium-sized with heavily corrugated leaves
  • Thick silver-blue-gray leaves are often cupped, sometimes twisted
  • Very pale lavender flowers
  • Bloom Time: July
  • Flower Height: 60 cm
  • Foliage Height: 40 cm
  • Leaf Size: 19.5 cm x 18 cm

Interesting Notes:

A cross between Hosta 'Blue Moon' x Hosta 'Silver Frost'

Zone:

3

Height:

35-40 cm

Spread:

80-90 cm

Colour:

Lavender
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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. 

'Silver Bay' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Silver
Gray
Blue

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge