Hosta 'Fire and Ice'
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Common Name:
Hosta 'Fire and Ice'
   
Ornamental Features:
Broadly ovate leaves offer remarkable contrast with a pure white center and a 1 inch wide dark green margin. They are highly twisted and moderately folded. The petiole is white with a green edge. Flowers are lavendar on a white stem.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
Grows to 10 inches high and 8 inches wide.
   
Landscape Value:
Makes an awesome specimen plant and excellent for borders or in mass.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 4-8
   
Culture:
Part sun to partial shade. Use a well-aerated professional soil. Requires average water holding capacity as well as being well drained. Prefers acidic soil with high amounts of organic matter.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
Quart to 1 gallon (1 year), 2 gallon (2 years).
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Snails and slugs.
   
More Information:
Broadly ovate leaves offer remarkable contrast with a pure white center and a 1 inch wide dark green margin. They are highly twisted and moderately folded. The petiole is white with a green edge. Flowers are lavendar on a white stem.