AWARD

HOSTA 'Halcyon'

Commonly known as Funkia, Plantain lily

Striking blue-grey leaves and small purple-blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Purple blue
  • Height
    35-40cm (14-16in)
  • Spread
    70cm (28in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump forming perennial with heart-shaped leaves 20cm (8in) long. Dense racemes of bell-shaped flowers on scapes 45cm (18in) tall.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade

HOSTA 'Halcyon'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    A great delicacy for slugs and snails! Vine weevil in pot grown plants. Possibly virus infections
    Place of origin
    Garden origin (Eric Smith, UK)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Shelter from cold dry winds. Will not tolerate drought. Mulch annually in spring to keep in moisture.
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
35-40cm (14-16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  70cm (28in)
 

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