Plantain Lily

Hosta Albomarginata
Hosta Albomarginata Hosta Albomarginata
Latin Name: Hosta Albomarginata
Moisture/Zone: Keep moist
Flower Colour: Violet
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green and white
Position: Half sun to shade


A beautiful variety of hosta, ‘Albomarginata’, also know as sieboldii,  has lance shaped leaves in mid to dark green with pure white edges. The trumpet shaped, violet flowers appear in late summer. Hostas are prized for their lush attractive foliage; strong waxy leaves provide great ground cover and contrast well with other plants. An ideal plant to grow in drifts along a shaded border. Hostas make excellent subjects for container growing, forming striking clumps. They prefer shade and rich, moist but well drained soil. Propagate by division in early spring. Surround plants with a good layer of coarse grit each spring to protect them from slugs.

 

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