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Wheee! Hosta

Uncommonly pretty texture and form

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 11 - 18 inches
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Flowering Date: Midsummer
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Wheee! Hosta

Description

Take a novel approach to your garden's darkened spaces with this unique shade lover. With playful, ruffled flounces of cream highlighting vibrant green centers, Wheee! adds a frisky look to even the most out-of-the-way beds and borders. Midsummer provides an extra shot of fun when arching scapes of lavender blooms erupt from the tidy mounds of 11-18" tall foliage. Shaded rockeries, woodland gardens and borders come alive with bright color and lively interest. Attracts beneficial pollinators to the landscape. Exhibits some slug resistance. Plant in full to partial shade. Prefers well-drained, humus-rich soil. Zones 3-9. Hosta 'Wheee!' PP23565

Available in a vast array of colors, shapes and sizes, and well known for its exemplary garden performance and vigor, Hosta is by far the most popular shade lover in the country. Ranging from dark blue-green to white, and every color in between, these hardy plants add bright beauty and loads of interest to even the most darkened corners of the landscape from late spring through early fall. Most hosta bear tall, arching sprays of white or lavender, funnel-shaped blooms in summer; some even emit a delicate perfume that attracts pollinators such as butterflies and beneficial bees. Rock gardens, woodland areas, shadowed borders and shady cutting gardens are perfect for hosta plants.

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameHosta 'Wheee!' SHADOWLAND® Collection Pat. #23,565
  • Sun ExposureFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread28 - 30 inches
  • Spacing28 - 30 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Flowering DateMidsummer
  • 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 Color:purple
  • Flower FormTall scape with funnel shaped blooms.
  • Foliage TypeExtremely ruffled, cream colored margins extend from the tip of each green leaf all the way down the petiole to the crown.
  • 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 CharactersticsImagine a little girl with long, curly locks twirling around on a merry go round, her hair waving in the wind. That's the visual I get when I think of the delightfully ruffled leaves of this fun new Hosta. Extremely ruffled, cream colored margins extend from the tip of each green leaf all the way down the petiole to the crown. This ruffled margin is evident even in the juvenile stage of the plant before vernalization. The leaves of this medium sized hosta are of excellent substance, making them slug resistant in the landscape.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit11 - 18 inches
  • Growth RateModerate to fast
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

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

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Potted Plants and Perennials
1A - 6B 9/4/18 - 11/2/18
7A-10B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
Zones 7-10: 11/12/18

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