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Hosta First Blush

Hosta First Blush

Introducing a hosta that will keep your customers' attention all growing season! First Blush starts out in a very striking way, bearing beautifully red-blushed foliage that is sure to turn some heads as it adorns the shady spaces in the landscape or garden . As the growing season wears on, however, the fascinating blush fades and a rich green hue takes over. Summer brings gracefully arching scapes that erupt from the low, mounding plants and produce pale purple, trumpet-shaped blooms. For a truly breathtaking shade garden presentation, we suggest planting First Blush in groups. PP28920
  • Hardiness Zones 3-9
  • Mature Height 12 - 14 inches
  • Bloom Time June - August (Early to late summer)
  • Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
  • Ship As1-2 EYE PLANT
  • Ground Cover
  • Container Friendly

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Botanical Name: Hosta 'First Blush' PP28920

Availability: In Stock
SKU: #80274
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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name:

    Hosta 'First Blush' PP28920
  • Size:

    1-2 EYE PLANT
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Ground Cover, Perennializing
  • Flower Color:

    Purple
  • Flower Form:

    Bell shaped flowers
  • Foliage Type:

    Heart-shaped leaves fading from red into green.
  • Mature Spread:

    24 inches
  • Spacing:

    24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Firm soil around roots and water in well.
  • Soil Moisture:

    Tolerant of a wide range of soils, but best in well drained.
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    Remove spent flower stems to tidy up the plants for the rest of the growing season.
  • Winter Care:

    Mulch +/- 2" for the first winter. Remove promptly in early spring.
  • Planting Depth:

    Top of plant sould just below soil level.
  • Watering Requirements:

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A-4B May 1, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5A April 10, 2023 May 29, 2023
    5B March 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6A March 13, 2023 May 29, 2023
    6B February 27, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7A February 23, 2023 May 29, 2023
    7B February 20, 2023 May 29, 2023
    8A February 16, 2023 May 8, 2023
    8B February 13, 2023 May 8, 2023
    9A-10B February 6, 2023 May 8, 2023

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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