Hosta Lakeside Beach Captain

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Hosta Lakeside Beach Captain, Hosta 'Lakeside Beach Captain', is a sport of Hosta 'Lakeside Shore Master' with very narrow chartreuse leaf centers.  The large, blue-green leaves are of heavy substance and are corrugated.

Its foliage is of heavy substance and is corrugated, making it slug resistant.  On a mature plant, the smooth, heart-shaped leaves form an upright mound 45” across.  'Lakeside Beach Captain' is topped in late spring with 20" scapes of near white flowers and is a dynamite specimen plant!

'Lakeside Beach Captain' 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 'Lakeside Beach Captain' 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.

If you need a bright spot in your shaded garden, 'Lakeside Beach Captain' will certainly give it to you!

*Large Blue Green Leaves with Chartreuse Stripe

*Thick and Corregated Leaves

*Nearly White Flowers



Hosta Lakeside Beach Captain Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Hosta 'Lakeside Beach Captain'
Foliage Variegated
Mature Height 12 to 15 inches
Mature Spread 2 to 3 feet
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Shade, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White