Hosta 'Fire and Ice'

Fire and Ice Hosta (Fire and Ice Funkia)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Fire and Ice is a variegated Hosta, with pure white leaves with dark green edging. This hosta produces long lasting lavender blooms and is perfect for shade gardens. Plant as a border and or in containers for continuous color and texture.


More About Hosta 'Fire and Ice'

  • one of the "brightest" white leaved Hosta

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This spectacular mid-sized selection has white-centered leaves, with a wide streaky dark-green margin. 


Height:

16-20 in

Spread:

18-32 in

Spacing:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Hosta 'Fire and Ice' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Ground Cover
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Mass Plant
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Fragrant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow
  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer

Flower Color

  • Lavender

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding