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Hosta

'Ginko Craig'


Ginko Craig Hosta




Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Hosta
Cultivar
'Ginko Craig'
Category
Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 8
Canadian Hardiness Zone
1 - 8
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7 - H4
Temperature (°C)
-40 - (-7)
Temperature (°F)
-40 - 20
Height
20 cm
Spread
30 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JulyAugust
Cultivation
Grow in partial or full shade in any fertile soil that has been enriched with well-rotted organic manure. A pH of 6-7 is preferred, and a continuous supply of moisture is critical for optimum performance.
Shape
Mound-forming miniature.
Pests
Snails and slugs are the primary pests, and rabbits and deer may be a problem as well.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Leaves are a medium green, edged with pure white.
Flower Description
Flowers are striped purple and tend to attract hummingbirds.
Notable Specimens
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
Propagate through division of clumps, although clumps should be left undisturbed for at least 3 years in order to allow the leaves to reach maturity. Plant in spring or (in areas with milder winters) autumn, allowing the roots to soak overnight in a weak solution of liquid fertilizer first.
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