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First Frost Hosta

Named 2010 Hosta of the Year

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 16 - 18 inches
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Flowering Date: Mid to late summer
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First Frost Hosta

Description
This award winner combines striking, long-lasting foliage and slug resistance. A sport of the all-blue Halcyon, First Frost has thick blue leaves accented with creamy white edges. Named 2010 Hosta of the Year by the American Hosta Growers Association, First Frost grows 16-18" tall with a 24-36" spread. It's a top choice for containers or for filling in your shady spots. Plant in full to partial shade. Ships bareroot. Zones 3-9. Hosta 'First Frost'
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameHosta 'First Frost'
  • Sun ExposureFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Flowering DateMid to late summer
  • Planting InstructionsPerforms best in a partial shade location.
  • Winter CareCut to ground after leaves have frosted; mulch deeply with compost, leafmold or old manure; not essential, but makes for much showier plants next season.
  • Flower FormTall scape with funnel shaped blooms.
  • Foliage TypePowder Blue heart shaped leaves with a cream edge.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained, humus rich garden soil.
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems to tidy up the plants for the rest of the growing season. After flowering.
  • Unique CharactersticsNow you can have a truly black Iris that also has huge size and great substance! Just recently available, Blackalicious exhibits the best of modern breeding, with huge blooms of full form, great substance and strong stems. Ruffles, too! Fully 6 1/2 inches tall, these impressive blooms open mid to late season
  • ShippedBAREROOT
  • Height/Habit16 - 18 inches
  • Growth RateModerate to fast
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 4th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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