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Night Before Christmas Hosta

Eye-Catching Creamy White Centers

  • SKU: 70611
  • Zones: 3-9
  • Height: 18 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Mid to Late Summer
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Night Before Christmas Hosta

Description
This easy-to-grow perennial is famous for its huge leaves, which sit low to the ground in a mound or cluster. Each leaf—which can grow up to 8" long and 3" wide—is dark green with a creamy-white center that brightens to pure white by the middle of summer. Around this time, pale lavender, tube-shaped flowers bloom above the leaves on 34" scapes, attracting pollinators like butterflies and bees. Plant in full or partial shade (dappled sunlight is ideal) in moist, well-drained humus-rich soil. In 2012, this perennial won the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. Hosta 'Night Before Christmas'
Product Details
  • Botanical NameHosta 'Night Before Christmas'
  • Ships As2-3 EYE BAREROOT
  • Height18 inches
  • Spacing36 inches
  • Spread36 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionpurple
  • Foliage TypeHuge, dark green leaves, with striking creamy-white centers that change to pure white by midsummer.
  • Bloom TimeMid to Late Summer
  • Flower FormPale lavender, tubular flowers are produced on 34" scapes in mid to late summer.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained, humus rich garden soil.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • PruningHostas propagate through division. Division should have at least 3 eyes, allow plants to mature for several years before being divided.
  • Winter CareMulch to prevent heaving.
  • Additional InformationRoyal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 2012
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones3-9
  • Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-6B  9/4/18 - 11/02/18 
7A-10B  9/4/18 - 11/16/18 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/12/2018



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

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