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Hosta Devon Green
Hosta Devon Green
Hosta Devon Green
Hosta Devon Green
Hosta Devon Green
Hosta Devon Green
Hosta Devon Green

Hosta Devon Green
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"Plantain Lily"

SIZE 1 (TOP SIZE)

Great for shade

Perfect for pots

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK

£5.25
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Hosta 'Devon Green' is a chance sport of Hosta 'Halcyon', one of the most popular hostas of all time. It forms a dense, medium-sized hummock of heart-shaped leaves. Each leaf is a warm, dark green with a highly glossy surface. This shows in perfect relief its distinctive and prominent veining – the real attraction of this cultivar. And the thickness of the leaves makes 'Devon Green' one of the best varieties for slug resistance. In high summer, lily-like flowers of pale lilac shades are held on tall spikes.

Hostas, or plantain lilies, are almost exclusively shade-lovers, and grown for their large, lustrous foliage. They can be used as ground cover in a border, or as underplantings for shrubs and trees. Or, if you have just a small courtyard, patio garden or balcony, they make handsome specimens to grace a patio pot.

One of the 'Devon' Series of hostas, Hosta 'Devon Green' has received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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Colour:

Green leaves, pale lilac flowers

Height:

15-20 cm / 6-8"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Hosta 'Devon Green'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full shade

Soil moisture:

Moist but well-drained

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Soak the roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting out
  • Plant your Hosta bare roots into temporary pots in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors
  • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots
  • Plant the roots so that they are fully submerged with the shoots just below the surface or any top growth exposed
  • Plant in borders or containers in early summer once in full growth (or keep them in individual pots)
  • Space your plantain lily plants 80-90cm apart
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated when in growth

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