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Variegated Hostas

Discover the Beauty and Utility of Variegated Hostas

At Awaken Acres, we are delighted to offer Variegated Hostas, a versatile and stunning addition to any garden. These perennials are not only visually captivating with their striking foliage but also surprisingly edible, adding a unique touch to your culinary creations.

Product Description

Appearance: Variegated Hostas are renowned for their lush, broad leaves adorned with beautiful variegation. The leaves typically feature a vibrant green center with creamy white or golden edges, creating a striking contrast that brightens shaded garden areas. During the summer months, delicate, lavender-hued flowers emerge, adding a charming touch to the foliage.

Edibility: Did you know that Hostas are not just ornamental? The young shoots and leaves of Variegated Hostas are edible and can be used in a variety of dishes. In some cultures, they are considered a delicacy, often stir-fried or added to salads for a fresh, slightly asparagus-like flavor. Always ensure you are harvesting from a pesticide-free source.

Growing Conditions: Variegated Hostas thrive in partial to full shade, making them ideal for gardens with limited sunlight. They prefer well-drained, moist soil enriched with organic matter. While they are adaptable to various soil types, they flourish in slightly acidic to neutral pH levels.

Care Instructions:

  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells. Hostas are drought-tolerant once established but perform best with regular watering.
  • Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the base to retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Fertilizing: Feed with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring as new growth emerges to promote lush foliage.
  • Pruning: Remove dead or damaged leaves to maintain the plant's appearance and health. After flowering, trim back the flower stalks to direct energy back to the foliage.

Pest and Disease Resistance: Variegated Hostas are relatively easy to care for and are resistant to many common garden pests and diseases. However, they can be susceptible to slug and snail damage. Combat these pests with organic slug repellents or barriers.

Planting Tips:

  • Space plants about 18 to 24 inches apart to allow for mature growth and air circulation.
  • Plant in spring or fall when temperatures are cooler to reduce transplant shock.
  • Dig a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball, and position the plant so the crown is level with the soil surface.

Why Choose Variegated Hostas? Whether you're looking to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your shaded garden areas or add a unique edible plant to your garden, Variegated Hostas are an excellent choice. Their ease of care, combined with their ornamental and culinary benefits, makes them a favorite among both novice and experienced gardeners.

Bring home the beauty and versatility of Variegated Hostas from Awaken Acres today and transform your garden into a serene, lush haven.

Variegated Hostas

$6.00Price
  • We strive to provide our customers with the highest quality plants and gardening products. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we are here to help.

    Return Period

    • Plants and gardening products can be returned within 14 days of the purchase date.

    Condition of Returns

    • Plants must be returned in a healthy, saleable condition.
    • Non-plant items must be unused and in their original packaging.

    Receipt Requirement

    • A valid receipt or proof of purchase is required for all returns and refunds.

    Refund Method

    • Refunds will be processed to the original method of payment. If the original method of payment is unavailable, we will issue store credit.
    • Exchanges can be made for products of equal or lesser value. If exchanging for a higher value item, the customer will be required to pay the difference.

    Exclusions

    • Clearance items and special orders are non-refundable.
    • Certain plants, such as annuals, are not eligible for returns.

    Process for Returns

    • Bring the item(s) you wish to return to our store along with the original receipt.
    • Our team will inspect the items to ensure they meet our return criteria.
    • If approved, we will process your refund or exchange on the spot.

    Contact Us If you have any questions about our return and refund policy, please email us at support@awakenacres.com.

    Thank you for choosing Awaken Acres for your gardening needs!

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