The Hosta Liberty, Hosta 'Liberty' (PP12,531), is a sport of the well known variety Sagae and is considered by many to be the finest Hosta ever introduced!
Getting rave reviews from experts, this medium sized Hosta has a dark green leaves with a wide golden yellow margin that changes to cream in the summer. In late summer, each clump is topped with spikes of hummingbird-friendly lavender flowers.
'Liberty' provides bright color in shade with wonderful foliage and needs to be planted in a full shade area in any moist, well-drained spot. ‘Liberty’ is one of the best variegated slug resistant hostas!
'Liberty' is a low care perennial and is ideal for shady positions and is one of the most popular for landscapes. It is best to keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails.
It grows well in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.
Plant 'Liberty' in an area that receives the right amount of light. The leaves need some morning sun to bring out the best coloration; too much sun will burn the leaves.
Winning the Hosta of the Year Award for 2012, ‘Liberty’ is considered by many expert gardeners to be the finest Hosta introduced in the past ten years!
* Gorgeous foliage
* Low maintenance
* Great specimen
|Botanical Name||Hosta 'Liberty' (PP12,531)|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Mature Height||24 - 26 inches|
|Mature Spread||36 - 48 inches|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|