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Hosta 'Blue Wedgewood'

Plantain lily

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Dramatic foliage



Skill level


photo by Jason Smalley, copyright GAP Photos (32521)

Plant details

This pretty little hosta has rounded, attractive blue-grey leaves, narrowing to a point. Just 15cm (6in) long, the leaves become dimpled as they mature. The flowers are lavender-blue, bell-shaped and carried on glaucous stalks. This lovely hosta makes an excellent groundcover plant for the front of a shady border. It prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soil.

Family: Hostaceae

Genus: Hosta

Cultivar: Blue Wedgewood

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Lavender

Foliage colour: Blue-green

Feature: Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 25cm

Spread: 55cm

Time to divide plants: August to March

Flowering period: July to August

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