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Perennials | Hosta Plantain Lily

HOSTA CHARACTERISTICS:
Border planting - Container growing - Cut Flower - Rabbit Resistant - Ground Cover - Mass planting - Woodland planting

Perhaps the most popular perennial for the shade garden. They are indispensable in the garden and also look very nice in large containers. Hostas are very easy to grow. They prefer shade or partial shade and soil that is moist in summer. Very fragrant flowers in summer. Great in combination with flower bulbs. Once established they are the perfect garden plant, being very hardy and disease resistant.
Hosta will go completely dormant in the fall, and you can remove the dying foliage any time before mid spring. Hosta's are easily divided in either spring or fall, but plants may be left alone for many years.

PLANTING LOCATION : Shade/semi-shade

PLANTING : February-May after Frost

PLANTING DEPTH : 1 inch (2,5 cm)

PLANTING DISTANCE : 40 inch (100 cm)

FLOWERS IN : July-September

FLOWERING HEIGHT : Approx. 24 inch (60 cm)

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Easy to grow

1. Select an area with shade or semi-shade
2. Dig a hole 1 inch (2,5 cm) deep
3. Place the perennial in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space perennials 12 inches (30 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly

Planting tips

Plant in groups of 2 or more, in well-drained soil. Perennial will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes.

Until planting best to store product between 35 F and 60 F degrees.

Planting time zone

Hardiness Zones 3-9
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