Hosta Fragrant Bouquet
The prominent fragrant flowers of Hosta 'Fragrant Bouquet',
compliment the apple green, white margin leaves. Developed by Paul Arden in
1982, Fragrant Bouquet has since grown in popularity.
Quick Facts About Hosta Fragrant Bouquet:
- BLOOM TIME: August, fragrant
- MATURE SIZE: 22" x 20"
- USDA HARDINESS: Zones 3-8
- SUN TOLERANCE: Good
- FOLIAGE: Pale green with cream margins, rich texture
Hosta Fragrant Bouquet perform best when planted in sandy loam soil, that is moist, well drained, and high in organic matter and possess a soil pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Filtered or dappled sunlight provides the ideal conditions to promote health foliage development and maximum color variations on leaves. Fragrant Bouquet hosta is most at home in woodland type settings and excels when planted with other complimentary shade loving garden perennials such as bleeding hearts, heucheras, and perennial ferns.
Winter Care for Hosta Fragrant Bouquet:
Trim back dead or dying foliage in the fall, to 1 inch above the soil level, to deter pests from nesting. Top mulch the crowns of the hosta plants with decaying leaves, clean straw or clean compost to provide frost protection. When new leaves begin to emerge in the spring, lightly fertilize with an all-purpose, slow release organic fertilizer, and again mid season.