Hosta 'Halcyon' in the Hostas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18-28 inches
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Vigorous grower. Impressive thick, blue, heavily ribbed leaves. Good slug resistance.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is rarely viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Date: 2012-05-25
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2015-06-15
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Date: 2018-04-12Newly purchased (2018)
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-05-05
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-23In a friends garden
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-06-07 1:38 pm. The Hosta leaves are embracing Black Walnut blossom tas
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2017-04-23
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-11
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Date: 2007-06-11Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8bDate: 2012-04-27
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2007-09-01H. 'Halcyon'
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Date: 2015-06-22
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Date: 2015-06-22
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-17
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-11
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Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Nov 21, 2011 4:23 PM

A relatively slow-growing Tardiana blue that holds its colour well into the season. Mine has grown better since I divided it and moved it away from a Linden tree.

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