Looking for Leaf Foliage? Hostas

Larson’s Garden Center Inspire My Garden World Series….

If you are looking for a garden plant that provides high density leaf foliage, blossoms towards the summer stage of their plant cycle then hostas plants may be perfect plant.

In addition, hostas compliment neighboring plants.  Everyone is talking about sustainability – hosta plant offers sustainability when planted in gardens or containers.

As the pics show, there are many leaf varieties including wavy edged, green/white, blue/gray, and emerald edged.

Hosts compliments other plants!
Hosts compliments other plants!

-Hostas plants multiple every year;

-Perennial plant (grows back stronger each year);

-Easy to divide in spring/fall and share;

-Over 700 varieties;

-Blossoms appear in a beautiful lavender, white or light pink color;

-Semi-shade and shade lovers;

-Absolutely radiant to view several varieties in a garden or container;

-Attracts deer;

-Slugs may visit; and

-Plant and grow maintenance.  If you plant in a container, the hosta will come back each year so just add a few annuals or perennials. If planted in ground can appear in circles, rows, squares and great border plants. Great for the budget!

Come and find the hostas that inspire your gardening needs!

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Succulents – Require Minimal Watering

Look at the colors, sizes, shapes and textures of our succulents.  Amazing plants for gardens or plant containers.  Succulents don’t require a lot of maintenance and are survivors in most drought and heat.

Perfect plant for the gardener who has little time to play in garden.
Perfect plant for the gardener who has little time to play in garden.

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Succulents are are great plants for terrariums.

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They are so much fun to watch grow and multiple.

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There are no two succulents that are alike.  Want to learn more, check out The 5 Tips for Succulent Success Video By Garden Answer!

Coleus

Try to plant coleus in your gardens and containers. You can add coleus among your flower beds or use as a border or even plant in containers.  Here some pics for you to help with your choices of which ones should I plant.

Coleus needs well-draining soil and depends upon type can be grown in sun and partial shade.

Coleus Henna Thrives in sun and shade. height: 14-28″, 2-6 hours of sun
Coleus Indian Summer Thrives in sun and shade. 2-6 hours of sun daily, height: 14-28″

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Look at the colors and textures.