How big do Royal Standard hostas get?

It grows in a mound to 26″ tall but spreads to 63″ wide.

How wide does hosta get?


genus name Hosta
plant type Perennial
height Under 6 inches 6 to 12 inches 1 to 3 feet
width Up to 8 feet
flower color Purple White

Can you plant 2 hostas together?

You can also combine hostas with the same leaf color, but make sure they differ in another characteristic. If you want to plant two blue hostas close to each other, select one that has large leaves and one that has small leaves. Or try one that has heart-shaped leaves with one that has long, lance-shaped leaves.

Is Royal Standard hosta fragrant?

Vigorous and fast growing, Hosta ‘Royal Standard’ is a large Hosta with heart-shaped, satiny, slightly dimpled, bright green leaves, 9 in. long (105 cm), the funnel-shaped waxy white flowers are delightfully fragrant and far more abundant than those of its parent, Hosta plantaginea.

Where is the best place to plant hostas?

Where to Plant Hostas. To plant hostas, select a spot that receives partial to full shade. Most types of hostas can withstand morning sun but prefer a shady setting. It’s important to know that these perennials grow best in soil that’s fertile and full of organic matter.

How fast do hostas spread?

So, How Fast Do Hostas Grow? I found that, after sprouting, hosta plants will grow at about 1/2 inch per day and reach full growth in about 30 to 35 days.

Do hostas need a lot of water?

Hostas are drought tolerant, yet like moist well drained soil. If the weather is hotter, increase the watering to three times per week. Large hostas should be watered two times per week and daily during hot weather, especially if it gets more sun. Hostas growing in pots will require more frequent watering.

What does Royal Standard Hosta look like?

‘Royal Standard’ Hosta produces heavily-ribbed, light-green leaves that form an attractive mound. Fragrant white flowers shoot up tall and proud, attracting many pollinators. A perfect backdrop plant to fill in the shade garden. (Hosta)

How much space do you need to plant hostas?

As you can tell there is significant size discrepancies between different types of hosta, so always try to space and plant according to size for best results. Plant each miniature hosta approximately 18 inches (45 cm) apart. Plant each small hosta approximately 28 inches (70 cm) apart. Plant each medium hosta approximately 40 inches (1 m) apart.

Do Hosta plants have flowers?

The Flowers Yes, Hostas do flower, and some cultivars have quite beautiful blooms, mostly purplish, blue or white, on tall lily-like stems above the foliage. Hosta purists often nip off the flower stalks before they can bloom, preferring to throw all the growth into the all-important foliage of the plants.

Are hostas good for ground cover?

Hostas are shade lovers grown mostly for their beautiful foliage, and they’re probably the very best plants for groundcover under trees in most parts of the U.S. Its simple: they’re delighted to grow in shady spots where your grass will not.