The Strip Tease Hosta displays a light green to yellow center, edged with a narrow white line that disappears into the grayish-green towards the outer edge. Very showy from early Spring until late Fall. Excellent for shade or partial shade. Grown even in moist locations! Usually takes about 1 year to establish itself.
Strip Tease Hosta is a perennial that, when at maximum growth, will reach 18-20″ in height and 36″ wide. A beautiful Lavender flower will bloom from Late Summer to Early Fall. Strip Tease hosta’s can be used for many different applications including containers, foundations, landscape beds, mass plantings, outdoor living areas, perennial gardens, small groups, under shade trees, or woodland borders, just to name a few.
The Strip Tease hosta is a moderate grower for zones 3-9 and prefers Well-Drained/Moist soil conditions.
Some companion plants for the Strip Tease Hosta include: August Moon Hosta, Golden Japanese Forest Grass, Forget-me-not, Blue Fescue, Pink Astilbe and Foam Flowers.
American Hosta Growers’ Association Hosta of the Year 2005
American Hosta Society Best Variegated Hosta in a Garden Award 1995
American Hosta Society Best Blue Hosta in a Garden Award 1997
American Hosta Society Benedict Garden Performance Award Honorable Mention 2006
American Hosta Society Benedict Garden Performance Award of Merit 2008