Can Blue Angel hosta tolerate sun?

Can Blue Angel hosta tolerate sun?

A popular choice, ‘Blue Angel’ is regarded among the best large, blue-leaved hostas for warm climates. It tolerates quite dry soils when established. A part shade to full shade lover, it is best grown in rich, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates morning sun (except in hot climate areas).

What looks good with blue hosta?

Create combinations with color and texture in mind Blue hostas can be used in relaxing color combinations with harmonious shades of green, or with colors like yellow and orange to create more shocking combinations.

Which is the most slug resistant hosta?

‘Gold Standard’ is a stunner growing up to 1x1m with heart-shaped yellowish-green leaves fading to cream with a bright, narrow edging of white. ‘Sum & Substance’ has plain, soft green leaves which are huge and being slightly shiny are said to be the most slug and snail resistant of all hostas.

How fast do Blue Angels grow?

Hostas may take 2-5 years to reach their mature size so keep this in mind when planting. Fairly disease resistant but be on the lookout for slug and snails. They can tolerate full shade and black walnut trees. This mammoth sized textured leaf hosta is a real attention-getter.

How much sun do blue hostas need?

In general, blue-leaf hostas require shade, while those with fragrant flowers, gold or yellow foliage or slight white variegation can tolerate more sun. If the hostas you try suffer in the south side of your garden, these tough plants are easy to move to a more suitable, better-shaded location.

How do you take care of a blue Angel hosta?

This pretty perennial hosta is easy to grow when you have moist, rich soil that drains well. It prospers in part shade to full shade. The blue green color occurs best in light shade. The plant will tolerate some morning sun.

Are hostas susceptible to slugs?

Are they slug and snail proof? No hosta is entirely mollusc-proof! When they are hungry enough slugs and snails will munch any hosta. However, the good news is that some hostas are less attractive to them than others.

Are hostas prone to slugs?

Hostas are attractive to pests as well The RHS says that hostas are resilient and easy to grow. That’s true but they are also attractive to a number of pests which strip leaves and nibble holes in the foliage. Culprits include slugs, snails, deer, rabbits, voles and field mice.

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