Hosta Sum and Substance

Impressive large golden foliage and charming lavender flower spikes which are attractive to bees throughout summer.

Month Available: July

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Partial or full shade

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Foliage

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Foliage colour from spring to autumn.

Height / Spread: 75cm x 120cm (2ft 6in x 4ft)

I have a small balcony garden, and this is great in a pot, offering fantastic bright foliage colour to complement the flowering plants.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Generally disease free but can be prone to slugs and snails.

Plant Care: Apply a mulch to the crown in autumn or early spring.

Care and Time: Medium - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: Fantastic plants for shade, ideal for edging around ponds. Can be grown in pots as well to add foliage interest to the patio or balcony.

History: More commonly known as Plantain Lily.

EU Rights: N/A

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