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Hosta ‘Wogon's Boy’

For sale by Stafford Lake Nursery

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Splendid early season gold. Emerges with bright, fresh acid looking leaves that start crumpled and gradually straighten up. Later in the season they fade to light green topped with pinkish flowers. Leaves have medium to good substance and a touch of quilting. Makes a clump up to about 1m wide. A variety that really deserves to be better known and a favourite with me.

Hosta ‘Wogon's Boy’ | Woking, Surrey, GU21
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.00

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Description

Hosta ‘Wogon's Boy’. Hosta with heart shaped, bright yellow gold leaves in early spring that later turn green. Bell shaped, lavender flowers bloom on 30cm stems in mid summer.

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 ‘Wogon's Boy’ | 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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