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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Lavender
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Creamy White
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Creamy White
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Rain Garden
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Hosta is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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FIRST FROST HOSTA

Hosta x 'First Frost'

Buy First Frost Hosta online. First Frost is a medium sport of Halcyon with intense blue green leaves with creamy yellow margins in spring then turning white in summer. It is a great substance and very pest resistant. It is named First Frost because plants look great until the first frost. Flowers are lavender ad produced in mid summer.2010 Hosta of the Year

Mature Height:

8-10 Inches

Mature Spread:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Hostaceae · Common Name: Hosta / Plantain Lily

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Eco gallon Potted

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SKU: 9775

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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