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Striking Blue-Green Foliage Elegans Hosta

  • Oversized Hosta Delivers Huge Visual Impact
  • Corrugated Blue-Toned Foliage Features Silvery Overcast
  • Showy Leaves are Large and Heart-Shaped
  • Fragrant White Flowers in Summer
  • Supports Beneficial Pollinators
  • Sculptural Rounded Accent in Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Unique Variety Can Perform in Dreaded Dry Shade Once Established
  • Perfect Groundcover
  • Very Cold Hardy and Heat Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance and Reliable

Gain a sophisticated look in shaded areas with a collection of our expertly grown Hosta. You'll never regret this genteel design choice!

With Hostas, growing an effective shade garden won't be a challenge. They make it easy to create a restful spot to spend an hour devouring your latest summertime beach read.

Large-scale Elegans Hosta (Hosta seiboldiana 'Elgans') brings extraordinary form and color to your landscape. Use several to create the backbone of your planting design.

Elegans Hosta features eye-catching, heart-shaped leaves in a beautiful cool-toned shade of blue-green. Their prominent veins add a bold, sturdy texture.

Long, slender scapes emerge in summer and open into dozens of delicate, scented white flowers. You'll appreciate their fragrance and pristine style...and butterflies and hummingbirds will enjoy their nectar.

Plant Elegans Hosta where it will get no more than four hours of direct sunlight. These are perennials for partial to full shade.

Most Hosta do best with consistent moisture. Get your Elegans established in your soil with a schedule of supplemental water the first season.

After that, this particular variety can tolerate longer dry periods than others. Mulch over the root system to reduce surface evaporation, then pull it back away from the stems.

If Elegans Hosta doesn't get a moderate amount of water, the leaves become more glaucous. This silvery-gray overcast is quite attractive and works to protect the large leaves from drying out.

Use this low care perennial in shady woodland settings, foundation plantings or in a large garden container. This giant Hosta offers effortless style for many years, making it a favorite for beginners and experienced gardeners alike.

Underplant your flowering ornamental trees with this outstanding shade garden workhorse. You'll gain an incredible designer look.

Order Elegans Hosta from Nature Hills today. You'll be thrilled with the commercial-grade quality of our plant material.

It's easy to track your study shipping box right to your doorstep! Give new plants a long drink and follow our planting instructions.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Elegans Hosta Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Botanical Name Hosta seiboldiana 'Elgans'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Shade, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Blue-Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Autumn
Fragrant Yes