For all of those eagerly anticipating the release of this weeks Hosta pick …… here it is…..FRAGRANT BOUQUET!!! Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils, the Fragrant Bouquet Hosta, will perform marvelous in partial to full shade! This Hosta cultivar is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions but does best in rich, moist, organic soils in light, sun-dappled shade to dense shade. Growers can divide these plants as needed in Spring or Autumn however Spring may be the easiest before the leaves unfurl.

Fragrant Bouquet features a 15-20″ tall mound of wavy, heart-shaped, basal leaves that are apple-green variegated with creamy margins. The foliage mound will typically spread to 32-36″ wide. Large, fragrant, funnel-shaped, near white flowers appear in summer on stalks rising above the foliage mound.

Hosta’s are a mainstay of Shade Gardens. This hosta can be mixed with other perennials in shady borders, shade gardens, or woodland gardens, or used as an edging plant. Mass group for a showy groundcover!

 

Common Name: Fragrant Bouquet Hosta

Scientific Name:  Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’

Type:  Perennial

Exposure:  Partial Shade – Full Shade

Size:  1-2′ height, 3-4′ spread

Bloom Color:  White

Bloom Period:  June – July

Foliage Color:  Variegated

Landscape Use:  Containers / Planters, Foundation, Garden, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Small Groups, Under Shade Tree, Woodland Border

Soil:  Well-Drained

Zone:  3 – 8

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants:  Bleeding Heart, White Astilbe, Sedge Grasses, Geranium, Purple Astilbe, Fern

Maintenance:  Remove old foliage before new foliage emerges

 

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