Miniature. Its tiny blue-green leaves are only two inches across and form small 6" mounds that are topped by lavender blooms in summer. The leaves hold their color well into summer and new ones continue to unfurl throughout the season. 2008 Hosta of the Year!
Blue leaved varieties will maintain the best color in cool, light shade. Many variegated varieties will lose some of their variegation in the heat of summer or when grown in deep shade.
Very drought tolerant once established, they will look their best if provided ample moisture and light fertilization in spring. They can grow in sandy to clay soils. They are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds and can be grown under black walnut trees.