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HOSTAS make ideal ground cover plants for sun or partial shade and once established can be left undisturbed for years. The variegated varieties keep their colouring better if planted in semi-shade. They thrive in well-drained but moisture retentive soils and this should be enriched with leaf-mould, well rotted compost or leaf-mould. The foliage is most attractive and in the summer the plants are crowned with racemes of nodding trumpet-like white to purple flowers. They are also good planted in pots and containers and can brighten up a shady area with their gold or silver variegated foliage.
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HOSTA, BIG DADDY (sieboldiana hybrid). Go to Top of Page

Large, deeply puckered, intense glaucous grey-blue foliage and attractive heads of bell shaped greyish-white flowers in mid summer. Light to full shade; moist well drained soil.Height & Spread 3ft x 2ft (1m x 60cm)

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HOSTA, BLUE MOUSE EARS (Plantain lily). Award of Garden MeritNewGo to Top of Page

This Hosta has been described as a dainty charmer, and quite rightly as it forms a perfectly symmetrical mound of shell-shaped blue to grey-green almost rubbery leaves which really do resemble mouse ears. Its unusual attractive foliage is also delicately marked with lighter coloured veins radiating out from the central vein, and as the foliage is remarkably tough it is pretty resistant to slugs and rabbits. In mid-summer the flower heads appear just above and sometimes nestled in the foliage and before they flower the buds swell like balloons before opening to bell-shaped pale lilac-mauve flowers. It has been said that this Hosta deserves the prize for the perfectly named Hosta! Due to its size it is ideal for the rock garden, front of borders or containers as long as it is in light to full shade. As with all Hostas they will go completely dormant in winter so the withered foliage will need tidying away before spring time. Give a good feed and mulch well to get lusher leaves.Height & Spread: 8ins x 12ins (20cm x 30cm)

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HOSTA, FIREWORKS (Plantain lily). Award of Garden MeritNewGo to Top of Page

A truly amazing dwarf variety as the leaf form and colour is 'out of this world'. The funnel shaped, narrow, pointed leaves have streaked, dark green margins and pristine white centres, giving a fabulous colour contrast. Due to the vibrancy of the colours this variety is ideal for brightening up shady spots in the garden. In July and August a good cluster of dainty, pale lavender-pink trumpet shaped flowers appears. Fast growing attaining full size rapidly. Good slug resistance. Plant in partial to full shade. Height 20-25cm, spread 25-30cm.

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HOSTA, FRAGRANT BLUE (Plantain lily). NewGo to Top of Page

Good, strong growing variety with amazing powder blue, deeply veined and slightly wavy, heart shaped leaves which are produced throughout the growing season. This variety is considered one of the best blue Hostas for holding its colour right to the end of the season. Due to the density of growth it works will as a weed suppressor. The leaves are of good substance so show resistance to slug and rabbit damage. In mid-summer 58cm (23ins) tall green spikes are produced with delicate, fragrant bell-shaped flowers which are good for flower arrangements. It thrives in partial or full shade. As with all Hostas they will go completely dormant in winter so the withered foliage will need tidying away before spring time. Give a good feed and mulch well to get lusher leaves.Height & Spread: 20ins x 40ins (50cms x 100cms)

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HOSTA, JUNE (Plantain lily). Award of Garden MeritNewGo to Top of Page

This is 'must have' Hosta which will perform differently in shade to partial shade. In complete shade its pointed ovate leaves will be blue grey on the edge with the centre splashed with a paler lime green, but if allowed some morning sun the centre will be transformed to golden-yellow in the summer. It is a clump forming plant which is ideal for boarders especially those in semi or full shade, and once established its dense layers of leaves will act as weed suppressors. The leaves are of good substance so will stand up to inclement weather, slugs, rabbits and deer. In summer it develops 50 cm (20inch) flower spikes with attractive trumpet-shaped pale purple flowers. As with all Hostas they will go completely dormant in winter so the withered foliage will need tidying away before spring time. Give a good feed and mulch well to get lusher leaves.Height & Spread: 12-16ins x 29-35ins (30-40cm x 75-90cm)

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This plant is registered for Plant Breeders' Rights. Propagation by unlicensed growers is prohibited.

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