Plant Care Hosta 'Elegans'

Hosta 'Elegans'

Taxonomy

Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans'
Hosta
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Hosta 'Elegans'

Water

How often to water your Hosta 'Elegans'

Water needs for Hosta 'Elegans'
0.5 cups
every 9

Hosta 'Elegans' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Indianapolis, IN.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Hosta 'Elegans'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Hosta 'Elegans' in Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN

93% High

Growing Hosta 'Elegans' in Indianapolis right now

Light needs for plant Hosta 'Elegans' in Indianapolis, IN

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sun…

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Light needs for plant Hosta 'Elegans' in Indianapolis, IN

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 5.4% ☀️

July 26th, 2021

Indianapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to decrease by 5.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.2 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Hosta 'Elegans' in Indianapolis, IN

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

July 27th, 2021

This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 11.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.8 total hours o…

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Finding light for Hosta 'Elegans' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hosta 'Elegans': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hosta 'Elegans' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, IN ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Hosta 'Elegans' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hosta 'Elegans'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Hosta 'Elegans': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Hosta 'Elegans' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Hosta 'Elegans'

Nutrient needs for plant Hosta 'Elegans' in Indianapolis, IN

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Indianapolis is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …

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Care Summary for Hosta 'Elegans'

Hosta 'Elegans'

Hosta 'Elegans'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Indianapolis, IN, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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