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Hosta ‘Dorset Blue’

For sale by Stafford Lake Nursery

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Good small blue. Fairly heart shaped leaves with excellent colour and some texture. Grows quite well for me. Pot or border, usual blue rule applies, best out of midday sun. Clump to about 30cm or so in time.

Hosta ‘Dorset Blue’ | Woking, Surrey, GU21
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.00

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Description

Hosta ‘Dorset Blue’. Small blue Hosta with more heart-shaped leaves.

Cultivation

All Hostas need some shade and few will thrive in open strong sunlight. A general rule is that the lighter foliage, the brighter the sunlight that will be tolerated. Variegated varieties tend to require more sun to keep their white, light green or gold stripes. The darker, bluer varieties need more shade.

Once established, Hostas are pretty tough and will spread horizontally to make excellent ground cover.

Interest and use

Grown for their decorative foliage. Form large clumps that are excellent for ground cover. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.

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Hosta ‘Dorset Blue’ | Woking, Surrey, GU21 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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