Hosta Humpback Whale Giant Blue Hosta Hosta Humpback Whale with Mildred Seaver

Humpback Whale 36" Tall X 84" Wide

$16.00

(Mildred Seaver ‘Humpback Whale’ forms a huge, dome-shaped mound of blue-green, corrugated, heart-shaped leaves. Very blue springtime color transitions to blue-green. 4 ' tall blue-green scapes display near-white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer.Mildred Seaver was known among hosta enthusiasts as the “Queen of Hostas”. Having spent some time with her at some American Hosta Society conventions I can attest to that.  In her lifetime, she registered 95 new varieties including: ‘Spilt Milk’, ‘Queen of the Seas’, 'Sea Thunder' ‘Komodo Dragon’ and  'Dragon of the Seas'. 

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Cold Hardiness: U.S.D.A. Zones 3 to 9 - Hostas require a minimum of 40 days of around 40 degrees farenheit. Hosta plants tend to grow larger in the North. In the South you may need to be more selective in the varieties of hostas that you choose.
Light Requirements: Partial sun, filtered shade, morning sun. - Most hostas will tolerate some sun if the soil is kept reasonably moist. Morning sun or filtered sun is the best for hostas but avoid mid-day sun as it will burn the leaves.
Water Requirements: Keep soil constantly moist avoiding any areas where water may puddle
Fertilizer Requirements: In early Spring apply a light amount of slow-release fertilizer. Avoid getting any fertilizer on the leaves.
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    (Mildred Seaver ‘Humpback Whale’ forms a huge, dome-shaped mound of blue-green, corrugated, heart-shaped leaves. Very blue springtime color transitions to blue-green. 4 ' tall blue-green scapes display near-white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer.Mildred Seaver was known among hosta enthusiasts as the “Queen of Hostas”. Having spent some time with her at some American Hosta Society conventions I can attest to that.  In her lifetime, she registered 95 new varieties including: ‘Spilt Milk’, ‘Queen of the Seas’, 'Sea Thunder' ‘Komodo Dragon’ and  'Dragon of the Seas'. 

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