Hosta 'Sunny Halcyon'
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- Golden yellow color that holds up in the heat
- Sun tolerant
The golden yellow leaves of Hosta 'Sunny Halcyon' make for a fun addition to the shade garden. This small-medium-sized Hosta forms a tight mound of pointed leaves that are of good substance. The golden yellow foliage stays true throughout the season. Pale lavender flowers appear in mid to late summer.
Uses: Beds, Borders, Landscapes, Woodland Gardens
Notable Features: Cut Flower
Growth Habit: Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained soil with high organic content and slightly acidic to neutral pH. They prefer slightly sandy soil over heavy clays as they need aeration for the roots. Grow in high-filtered or dappled sunlight--they can tolerate morning sun but not hot afternoon sun. Hostas are prone to slugs and deer browsing, though some kinds with thicker foliage may not be damaged as badly. Apply slug bait in early spring before the leaves have unfurled to prevent damage. Divide large clumps, if necessary, in spring when sprouts appear, or late summer. Remove dead foliage from the garden in late fall to early winter.