hosta ‘Krossa Regal’
Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’ is one of the more upright hosta cultivars, it creates a pleasant vase shape with its foot-long wavy steel blue leaves.
It is an excellent accent plant that thrives in part shade where it retains its color best. In mid to late summer, six-foot-tall spires shoot up several feet above the foliage bearing many lavender, trumpet-shaped flowers that attract hummingbirds. At Lurie Garden we grow geraniums in front of this plant, which hides the stems and allows the leaves to float like a blue-green cloud above.
|Botanical Name||Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’|
|Common Name||hosta ‘Krossa Regal’|
|USDA Zone||3 thru 8|
|Light Requirement||Part Shade to Full Shade|
|Season(s) of interest||spring, summer, fall|
|Height and Spread||3-6ft x 3-6ft (90-180cm x 90-180cm)|
|Flower Color||Lavender Purple to White|
|Attracts Wildlife||Attracts Pollinators,|
|Additional Information||Not Native to the US Midwest. Horticultural origin.|
|Location in Lurie Garden||North Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate|