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Allan P. McConnell Hosta

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Plant Information
Common Name Allan P. McConnell Hosta
Botanical Name Hosta x 'Allan P. McConnell'
Plant Type Perennial
Mature Height 10 to 12 in
Mature Width 15 to 18 in
Growth Habit Rounded
Bloom Color Lavender
Bloom Interest Showy
Bloom Period July
Seasonal Interest Summer
Foliage Color Medium Green with White margin (4" x 3" Leaves)
Foliage Type Simple
Fall Color Yellow
Attributes Black Walnut Tolerant, Dry Shade
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Birds No
Sun Exposure Shade
USDA Hardiness Zone 3 to 8
Zoned for KC Region Yes
Water Preference Moist,Well-drained
Maintenance Level Low
Cost Moderate
Watering Notes Water if rainfall is less than 1" per week. Water early in the day to discourage nightly visits from slugs and snails.
Fertilize Notes Fertilize every spring before the first shoots. Use 5-10-5 or 10-10-10 or spread compost over the plant.
Prune Notes Cut bloomed out stalks to the base. Remove unsightly leaves as they appear.