Hosta Gold Standard
Hosta Gold Standard
Hosta 'Gold Standard' is a stunning perennial plant known for its striking foliage and is perfectly suited for the Irish climate. This popular cultivar of Hosta offers a beautiful combination of gold and green variegated leaves, making it a sought-after choice among gardeners in Ireland.
Height/Spread: Hosta 'Gold Standard' typically grows to a height of 1-2 feet (30-60 centimeters) with a spread of 2-3 feet (60-90 centimeters). It forms dense clumps of foliage, providing excellent ground cover in Irish gardens.
Position: This Hosta variety thrives in partial shade to full shade, making it ideal for various garden settings in Ireland. It is well-suited for woodland gardens or shady borders, where it adds texture and color to the landscape.
Soil: Hosta 'Gold Standard' prefers moist, well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. It thrives in slightly acidic to neutral pH levels, which are common in Irish gardens. Adequate moisture retention in the soil is essential for its healthy growth.
Flowering Season: Hosta 'Gold Standard' produces delicate, lavender-colored flowers on tall stems during the summer months, typically from late June to July. While the primary focus of this variety is its foliage, the flowers add an elegant touch to the garden.
Uses: Hosta 'Gold Standard' serves various purposes in Irish gardens. It is commonly used as a ground cover plant, providing lush foliage and suppressing weed growth. Additionally, it works well in shaded areas, such as under trees or along the edges of ponds. Its vibrant foliage and attractive form make it a popular choice for adding texture and visual interest to Irish gardens.
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Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things.
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