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HOSTA

Commonly known as Funkia, Plantain lily

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Impressive foliage in colour and texture.

Genus of about 70 species and numerous cultivars of mostly clump-forming perennials from sun-baked volcanic cliffs, rocky streamsides, woodland, and alpine meadows in China, Korea, Japan and eastern Russia.

Many hybrids have also been raised, mainly in the USA.

Further Reading....

  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • 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. Heart-shaped, green-yellow leaves 18cm (7in) long. Funnel-shaped, lavender flowers on stems to 1m (3ft) tall.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy 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 shade - yellow-leaved hostas colour better in a sunny position with noonday shade.
  • 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(USA)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - avoid drought. Mulch annually in spring to conserve moisture.
60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

Buy Varieties of HOSTA

HOSTA 'Fire and Ice'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Fire and Ice'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Twisted leaves with white central splashes edged with deep green. Compact habit and lavender purple flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA fortunei albopicta

HOSTA fortunei albopicta  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Thin creamy yellow leaves margined green. Mauve flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA fortunei aureomarginata  AWARD

HOSTA fortunei aureomarginata  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Leaves heavily margined golden yellow
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Francee'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Francee'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Dark green leaves margined white with some veining, lavender flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Golden Tiara'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Golden Tiara'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Dainty leaves with gold rim
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

HOSTA 'Guacamole'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Guacamole'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Apple-green heart-shaped leaves with an irregular bluish edge
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

HOSTA 'Halcyon'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Halcyon'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Striking blue-grey leaves and small purple-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Honeybells'

HOSTA 'Honeybells'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Heart-shaped leaves with wavy margins which are strongly veined and pale green. Fragrant white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Liberty'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Liberty'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Large rippled soft green leaves with a bold golden edge. Makes a particularly impressive pot plant in a moist soil
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Minuteman'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Minuteman'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Dark green wavy leaves, edged with creamy-white. Lavender coloured flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Orange Marmalade'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Orange Marmalade'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Green edged leaves with broad central yellow splash, with a hint of orange in spring. Matures almost white in summer
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA 'Purple Heart'

HOSTA 'Purple Heart'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Large mid-green leaves flushed purple-red at the base. Pale purple flowers carried on purple-red stems
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA sieboldiana

HOSTA sieboldiana  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Blue-green leaves and light purple flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA sieboldiana 'Big Daddy'  AWARD

HOSTA sieboldiana 'Big Daddy'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Striking puckered intense blue leaves. Deep violet flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

HOSTA sieboldiana elegans  AWARD

HOSTA sieboldiana elegans  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Enormous blue-green ribbed leaves and white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA sieboldiana 'Frances Williams'  AWARD

HOSTA sieboldiana 'Frances Williams'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
An outstanding variety with large amounts of yellow edging to bluish-green leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

HOSTA 'Stained Glass'   AWARD

HOSTA 'Stained Glass'  >


Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
A new variety with gold centred leaves with irregular dark and light green margins
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

HOSTA 'Sum and Substance'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Very large yellowish leaves.
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

HOSTA tokudama 'Blue Cadet'

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Commonly known as: Funkia, Plantain lily.
Small blue-grey leaves and lavender-blue flower
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.00 each

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