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Plantain Lily 'Blue Mouse Ears' - 10-20cm, 2lt

Plantain Lily 'Blue Mouse Ears' - 10-20cm, 2lt

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Hosta ‘Mouse Ears’ is a lovely, small, tidy, clump-forming, mounded perennial with thick, heart-shaped, nearly round, blue-green leaves, resembling the shape of mouse ears. Bell-shaped, lavender flowers bloom on pale green flower scapes rising above the foliage in mid-summer. Hosta ‘Mouse Ears’ prefers 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, resilient to urban pollution. Slugs and snails may damage the foliage. Toxic to dogs, cats, and horses. Hosta ‘Mouse Ears’ is an adorable, little hosta with cute bluish-green leaves, perfect for miniature, rock and pebble, or shade gardens. Great as a groundcover, for mixed beds and borders, garden edging, under-planting of roses and shrubs, or for growing in containers. Suitable for informal, cottage, woodland, and urban gardens.
  • Common Name

    Plantain Lily 'Blue Mouse Ears'

  • Family


  • Type

    deciduous perennial

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    hybrid, Japan

  • Flower

    bell-shaped, lavender flowers

  • Foliage

    thick, heart-shaped, nearly round, blue-green leaves

  • Maturation period

    2–5 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit


Preferred Location


East–facing or North–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral soil, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained

Growing Period




spring, summer, autumn



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