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Hosta undulata var. mediovariegata

For sale by Stafford Lake Nursery

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A H. fortunei selection with dark green leaves, then a light green area surrounding a white centre. The leaf has quite a powerful twist to it, and the flower scapes are white topped with pale lavender flowers. I quite like it with Irises. Will take some sun so long as it doesn't get too dry. Will grow to about 80cm across.

Hosta undulata var. mediovariegata | Woking, Surrey, GU21
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.00

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Description

Hosta undulata var. mediovariegata. Medium-sized Hosta with 'busy' wavy-edged, oval leaves. The foliage has broad dark green margins with apple-green streaks. Leaves have a white 'flame-shaped' centre. Tall lavender flower spikes in summer. Creates a vibrant clump to 60cm high.

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 undulata var. mediovariegata | 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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