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Hosta Blue Angel | Plantain Lily 'Blue Angel' - 40-60cm, 2lt

Hosta Blue Angel | Plantain Lily 'Blue Angel' - 40-60cm, 2lt

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Hosta Blue Angel is a large, clump-forming deciduous perennial with cascading mound and very ornamental, wide, heart-shaped, wavy-edged, blue-grey to blue-green leaves. One of the largest blue-leaved hostas. The funnel-shaped, white to pale lavender flowers emerge on long flower scapes above the foliage in mid-summer. Hosta Blue Angel grows best in organically rich, moist, well-drained soils in partial to full shade. It likes some morning sun and consistent moisture. Once established, it can withstand dry shade. It needs to be sheltered from cold, dry winds. Low maintenance plant. Slugs and snails may damage the foliage, but it is more slug resistant than other hosta varieties. Toxic to dogs, cats, and horses. Hosta is a low maintenance plant with beautiful bluish leaves, perfect for warm climates and shade gardens. Great as a background plant, a groundcover, for mixed beds and borders, under the shrubs and trees, or for growing in containers. Suitable for informal, cottage, woodland, and urban gardens.
  • Common Name

    Plantain Lily 'Blue Angel'

  • Family

    Asparagaceae

  • Type

    deciduous perennial

  • Pot Size

    2

  • Height (cm)

    40-60cm

  • Native To

    hybrid (originally East Asia)

  • Flower

    funnel-shaped, white to pale lavender flowers

  • Foliage

    wide, heart-shaped, wavy-edged, blue-grey to blue-green

  • Maturation period

    2–5 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

0.5–1m

Mature Width

0.5–1m

Shape / habit

clump-forming

Preferred Location

Orientation

East–facing or North–facing or West–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acid and neutral soil, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained

Growing Period

Flower

summer

Foliage

spring, summer, autumn

Fruit

autumn

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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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