Do hostas need to go dormant? - Knowledgebase Question

Las Vegas, NV
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Question by kturner4
August 2, 2005
I have recently moved to Las Vegas from Washington state and miss my hosta garden. I know that hostas like cool shady areas and I am not sure if I can even get one to grow here, but I was wondering if it would even be worth tyring if they needed a dormant period in order to do well. Thanks

Answer from NGA
August 2, 2005
I'm sorry but hostas aren't adapted for Vegas growing conditions. However, there are many fabulous plants that will grow. I suggest you visit the Gardens at the Springs Preserve, a very nice demonstration garden. Although the middle of summer isn't perhaps the best time to visit, it's a great resource for information on gardening and landscaping. Good luck with your new gardening experiences!

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