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PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violetMauve
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Vigorous, clump forming perennial. Narrowly heart-shaped leaves 20-25cm (8-10in) long. Leafy scapes to 80cm (32in) tall.
Hardy - cold winterHardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Partial shadeRequires sun for best colour but not midday sun.
HOSTA fortunei albopicta
- Mature Size
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- Goes Well With
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesA great delicacy for slugs and snails! Vine weevil in pot grown plants. Possibly virus infectionsPlace of originProbably garden origin.
Leaf Colour (if not green)Gold variegated
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilShelter from cold dry winds. Will not tolerate drought. Mulch annually in spring to keep in moisture.
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video