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Mini Skirt Hosta

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  • Full Shade to Partial Shade (0 - 4 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 5 Inches
  • Width 13 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3-9

Mini Skirt Hosta offers a fun and novel take on the popular shade-loving Hosta. Mini Skirt has a miniaturized growth habit that only reaches 5” tall and 13” wide. This scaled-down size makes it perfect for borders, tucking amongst other plants or adding foliage interest to tiny spaces. Mini Skirt features thick, wavy leaves with deep green centers and creamy edges. Lavender flowers with dark purple stripes reach high above the plant in summer, inviting hummingbirds to visit.

This tidy plant is perfect for planting in containers, troughs, and planters on shady patios. Mini Skirt Hosta is particularly well suited to narrow city gardens, thanks to its small size and ability to shrug off air pollution and car exhaust. This is an easy-care, adaptable, and shade-loving plant with exceptional performance in zones 3-9.

Mini Skirt Hosta Care

Plant Mini skirt Hosta in neutral to slightly acidic soil that is moist, well-drained, and highly organic. If planting in a container, make sure that the soil is quick-draining. Apply compost and mulch in the fall in cold climates to prevent frost heaving. Hostas like Mini Skirt need full to partial shade in the summer. A little bit of morning sun will make Mini Skirt’s leaves more vibrant, but afternoon sun can prove fatal.

Clear out old foliage in early winter to prevent slug infestations. Apply slug bait in early spring if you notice holes in the center of your Hosta leaves. After plants are fully established, minimize mulch use to prevent slugs.

Mini Skirt Hosta Spacing

This is a compact Hosta variety that only requires 13” of space. This gives it enough air circulation and room for the roots to grow even when mature.

Mini Skirt Hosta Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Shade
Mature Height: 5 Inches
Mature Width: 13 Inches
Plant Spacing: 13 Inches
Growth Habit: Mounded
Flower Color(s): Purple
Flower Shade: Lavender
Seasonal Interest: Early Summer Mid Summer
Foliage Type: Variegated
Foliage Color(s): Variegated
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Features: Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Uses: Border Plant Container Mass Planting Edging Plant Combinations
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Hosta hybrid USPP 26,743

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.