Island Breeze Hosta
Island Breeze Hosta
Island Breeze Hosta
Island breeze hosta blooming

Hosta 'Island Breeze'


  • This Hosta 'Island Breeze' ships in a Quart Pot
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First came ā€˜Fire Islandā€™ followed by ā€˜Paradise Islandā€™. The third member of this ā€œtropicalā€ family, is ā€˜Island Breezeā€™. With wider margins, thicker leaves, and a strong growth rate, ā€˜Island Breezeā€™ has wide, dark green margins that stand in sharp contrast to the bright yellow centers in early spring. The centers come more chartreuse when they are grown in heavier shade, or lighter yellow if they are grown in stronger sun.

ā€™Island Breezeā€™ features dark lavender flowers on reddish green scapes in midsummer.

Part sun to full shade

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

Drought tolerant once established.

Lavender flowers, non-fragrant

Additional features: Drought Tolerant, Attracts Pollinators, and Attracts Wildlife

This Island Breeze Hosta comes established in a Quart pot

Size: Mature size can reach up to 12" high & 20" wide.

Light: Partial sun to partial shade

Hardiness zone: 3 - 9

Characteristics: Small size Hosta. An upright, beautifully textured hybrid with chartreuse leaves bordered with a wide darker green in the effect of sweeping brush strokes. Has the ability to flower in mid to late summer, fragrant clusters of dark lavender flower buds that emerge horizontally on short flower stems from the clusters. These herbaceous perennials die back in the winter months and reemerges every year during early spring. Attracts hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators as well as birds.

Growth rate: Moderate

Soil & Water: Prefers moist, water-retentive, fertile soil with pH of 6.5 - 7.0. Sensitive to heat and direct harsh sun. Water in periods of drought. Does not do well in compact soil. Recommended to prune spent flowers. When in dormancy water periodically, do not allow to dry out.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

Can be grown in ground or in containers.

Plant 2'ft apart, center to center.

Flower scapes can be snipped to bring blooms indoors.

Divide plants in late summer or early spring. Division should have at least 3 eyes. Allow several years before dividing.

Potted dormant perennials can be kept in a well-lit cool/cold area (i.e. garage, shed, even in a protected area outdoors) until ready for spring planting. Do not allow them to completely dry out.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 3 - 8

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Hosta 'Island Breeze'

Hostas, also called plantain lilies, are a genus herbaceous perennials with over 40 species originating from Asia. They are loved for their low maintenance and ability to withstand shady areas, making great fillers for shady flower beds and gardens. With many varieties of in sizes, shapes, colors and textures, there is guaranteed to be a Hosta for every garden.


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