This Earth Angel Hosta is on the receiving end of many awards including American Hosta Growers’ Association Hosta of the Year 2009, AHS Benedict Garden Performance Award Honorable Mention 2009, AHS Benedict Garden Performance Award of Merit 2010, and Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit 2012.
Earth Angel is an impressive specimen hosta with large heart-shaped, blue-green leave with wide creamy margins that are creamy yellow in the spring. The 1st blue-variegated hosta to have a border and one of the largest blue-variegated hostas, leaves can grow to be 16”, making ‘Earth Angel’ a showstopper in any shade garden.
In midsummer, pale lavender flowers rise from these impressive clumps on 30-40” scapes. Mature plant size produces clumps of 30 inches in height and spread of 40 inches. ‘Earth Angel’ Hosta thrives in conditions of full shade to filtered sun.
Part sun - part shade
Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
Drought tolerant once established.
Lavender flowers, non-fragrant