Botanical Name Hosta ‘Blue Ivory’
Common Name Plantain Lily
Type Perennial
Exposure Part Shade to Shade
Size for Description Medium hosta
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color Purple
Fall Color  
Growth Rate  
Butterflies yes
Hummingbirds yes
Deer Resistant Frequently damaged by deer
Drought Tolerant yes
Moisture Lover yes
Walnut Tolerant yes
Wet Areas yes
Comment In spring, the leaves display a wide, creamy white margin and blue center
By summer, the margins have brightened to white and the center deepens to blue-green
Care Seed heads may be removed to improve appearance.  However, the seeds do provide food for birds and may be left.  Cut foliage to ground after killing frost or in the early spring.
Zone 3