Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

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Ideal for containers, edging, and groundcover.
SKU 28033
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Key Characteristics

3 - 8

Mature Height

12 IN

Mature Width

24 IN

Sun / Shade

Part Shade, Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Clay

Description / Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

Meet the captivating 'Blue Mouse Ears' hosta, a petite wonder that adds a touch of enchantment to early spring gardens and shaded landscapes alike. With its soft blue-green leaves, reminiscent of mouse ears, this delightful cultivar boasts a texture so thick, almost rubbery, that it discourages pests and thrives in the protective embrace of shade gardens. Recognized by American hosta growers for its exceptional qualities, 'Blue Mouse Ears' unfurls its gray-green foliage with grace, showcasing its resilience and enduring beauty.

As the season progresses, 'Blue Mouse Ears' reveals its charm further, with lavender flowers emerging from spent flower buds atop short scapes. These delicate blooms provide a delightful contrast to the hosta's lush foliage, creating a picturesque scene in any garden setting. Resembling tiny ears, the flower buds add to the whimsical allure of this remarkable hosta, captivating onlookers with their understated elegance.

Derived from the esteemed H. 'Blue Cadet', 'Blue Mouse Ears' continues to enchant gardeners with its ever-changing foliage, often displaying a hint of gold at the base of its leaves. Whether nestled among other shade-loving companions or showcased as a focal point, this versatile hosta thrives in partial to full shade, making it an ideal choice for creating tranquil retreats in the garden.

For those seeking a compact yet striking addition to their landscape, 'Blue Mouse Ears' hosta offers the perfect solution. Its enduring beauty, resilience to hosta virus, and captivating coloration make it a favorite among gardening enthusiasts worldwide. Embrace the magic of 'Blue Mouse Ears' and experience the joy of cultivating this miniature masterpiece in your own garden sanctuary.

Shade garden stunners, hostas are low-maintenance perennials. Known for their variety of leaf colors and sizes, you can plant an entire shade garden using only hostas. Find tips for planting and maintenance in our Hosta Care Guide.

Product Details

Item Form Bareroot
Genus Hosta
Species hybrid
Variety 'Blue Mouse Ears'
Product Classification Perennials, Plants
Habit Dwarf
USDA Zone Low 3
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Part Shade, Shade
Bloom Season Start Mid Summer
Foliage Color Blue Green
Resistance Cold Hardy
Special Features Award Winner, Easy Care Plants, Hummingbird Lovers
Uses Border, Containers, Foliage Interest
Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI

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