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Hosta ‘Big Daddy’

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Blue Hosta hare more resistant to Slugs !

Hosta ‘Big Daddy’ | London, N22
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£4.50

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Common names

Plaintain Lily 'Big Daddy'

Description

Hosta ‘Big Daddy’ (Plaintain Lily 'Big Daddy'). This is an early flowering hosta with large, heart-shaped, blue-grey quilted leaves. Flowers are grey-white and arrive in June.

Cultivation

Prefers a cool and shady spot and moist conditions, so keep well mulched and conserve water by watering early in the morning or late at night, avoiding the leaves. Feeding the plant will produce more luxuriant foliage, but it will also make it tastier for slugs and snails. Protect from slugs early in the season. If growing in a container it might be worthwhile to use nematodes.

Interest and use

Grown primarily for foliage.

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Hosta ‘Big Daddy’ | Woking, Surrey, GU21 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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