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Hosta sieboldiana Elegans / Plantain Lily

    Hosta sieboldiana Elegans / Plantain Lily


    Hosta sieboldiana Elegans is a beautiful and robust perennial plant that is highly sought after by gardeners for its large and impressive foliage. This plant is a species of Hosta native to Japan and is known for its excellent heat and humidity tolerance.

    The leaves of Hosta sieboldiana Elegans are very large, heart-shaped, and have a thick substance with a slightly corrugated surface. The foliage is a gorgeous blue-green color with a slightly wavy margin that adds to its charm. The leaves form a dense mound that grows up to 30 inches tall and up to 60 inches wide, making it an excellent choice for filling in large-sized spaces in the garden.

    In mid-summer, Hosta sieboldiana Elegans produces tall scapes that rise above the foliage and bear clusters of pale lavender flowers. The flowers are a lovely accent to the foliage but are not the main attraction of this plant.

    Hosta sieboldiana Elegans is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to grow and care for. It prefers partial shade but can tolerate full sun if the soil is consistently moist. It also thrives in moist, well-drained soil, but can tolerate some dryness once established. This plant is also tolerant of a wide range of soil types and pH levels.

    Overall, Hosta sieboldiana Elegans is an excellent choice for any shade garden, providing a stunning display of blue-green foliage with a slightly wavy margin that adds to its beauty. Its large size and ease of cultivation make it a great choice for both novice and experienced gardeners alike.

    Height 90cm
    Width 120cm
    Bloom Time July-August
    Zone 3