Botanical Name
Hosta ‘Island Breeze’
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
Groundcover yes
Comment Wide, dark green margins with bright yellow centers in early spring.  As summer approaches, centers become chartreuse when grown in heavier shade or lighter yellow if  grown in more sun
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