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Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

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Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

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Hosta of the Year 2008 - MINI HOSTA - Seen often in garden magazines and newspapers - with good reason! Beautiful bloom! Z 3 - 9.
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Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' (Starter TC)

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Small, round, heavily textured heart-shaped blue leaves. New spring leaves appear with fine white line along edges. Slug-resistant! Height 4-5", with flower scape reaching 6-7". Flowers are bell-shaped. A sport of 'Blue Cadet.' Emile & Jane Deckert registered the hosta in 2002. The name came to Emile when he noticed the shape of the unfurling new leaves in the spring! Sold at auction at the AHS Convention; 2001, Raleigh, N.Carolina for $250.00. (Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.)
Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2006
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant - Height 8 inches
Plant Width 12 inches
Plant Size Mini
Plant - Shape Mound-like
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Resistant No
Slug Resistant Yes
Plant - Hosta of the Year 2008
Leaf Color (Center) Blue
Leaf Color (Margin) Blue
Leaf - Cupped Intensely
Leaf - Corrugation Smooth
Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No
Fragrant? No
Flower - Color Lavender, Pale
Bloom Month(s) September
Hybridizing - Parentage unknown
Hybridizing - Originator E. & J. Deckert
Hybridizing - Sport Of No
Hybridizing - Year Registered 2000
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