Inniswood Hosta

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Inniswood Hosta
Inniswood Hosta
Hosta 'Inniswood'
Plant Height: 10 inches
Flower Height: 18 inches
Spread: 3 feet
Sunlight:
Hardiness Zone: 2
Other Names: Plantain Lily, Funkia
Description:
Intense gold leaves with variegated sea-green edges, cupped and wavy
in appearance; provides beautiful texture and contrast to other plants;
pale lavender spikes of flowers in mid to late summer are slightly
fragrant.
Hosta 'Inniswood' foliage
Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder
Ornamental Features:
Inniswood Hosta features dainty spikes of lightly-scented lavender tubular flowers rising above the
foliage from mid to late summer. It's attractive small textured heart-shaped leaves remain gold in color
with showy bluish-green variegation throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Landscape Attributes:
Inniswood Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage.
Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This perennial will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring
before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your
yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
- Insects
Inniswood Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
- Groundcover
Plant Characteristics:
Inniswood Hosta will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 inches tall with the
flowers, with a spread of 3 feet. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a
slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This perennial does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and
shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban
pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in both summer and winter to conserve
soil moisture and protect it in exposed locations or colder zones. This plant can be propagated by
division.
This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.