Hosta Halcyon is one of the best and most popular blue hosta varieties out there!
The Blue Hosta Halcyon is a low maintenance perennial that features greenish blue foliage and lilac flowers in the late summer months. Halcyon Hosta plants have a bloom time in August. The bell shaped flowers will emerge a pale lilac-blue on long scapes. The leaves will retain their blue color longer than any other variety of hosta.
It is a member of the Tardiana hosta family and is a hybrid hosta. Tardiana Halcyon Hosta is a cross between H. tardiflora and H. sieboldiana Elegans. The hybrid hostas are bred to become more slug resistant meaning less maintenance and pest issues!
Hostas are a great choice for planting underneath larger shade trees, in shaded garden beds, or in containers where their visual appearance can be enjoyed.
Halcyon Hosta Care
Hosta x Tardiana Halcyon grows best across the United States in USDA growing zones 3-8. It will perform best in partial shade to full shade but can tolerate partial sun in the mornings when temperatures are still low.
Hosta plants can adapt to a variety of soil types but well draining & moist soil is best to keep them looking up to par. Consistent watering at the base of the plant will keep their leaves lush and full throughout the growing seasons.
The hosta halcyon can grow up to 2 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide in a clumping habit as the plants reach full maturity. Divide plants in fall or winter as needed. Mulching with organic material such as pine bark or pine needles will help retain moisture.
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Check out our Grow Guide for Hostas for more information and growing and planting hostas.
- Unique foliage
- Low maintenance
- Attracts butterflies to your landscape