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Hosta 'Maureen Iddon'

Plantain lily

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Flowers, Dramatic foliage



Skill level


Hosta 'Maureen Iddon'

Plant details

Hostas are popular, shade-loving plants, grown mainly for their beautiful foliage, although most varieties also have pretty, tubular flowers. Hosta leaves come in a wide range of shapes, colors, sizes, and textures, so there's a huge choice to suit you and your garden.

Hosta 'Maureen Iddon' produces yellow leaves with narrow green margins. Purple flowers appear in summer.

For best results, grow in partial shade, ideally with some morning sun to bring out the colour of the leaves. Hosta 'Maureen Iddon' thrives in rich, moist soil with plenty of organic matter added to the soil before planting.

Family: Hostaceae

Genus: Hosta

Cultivar: Maureen Iddon

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Lavender

Foliage colour: Golden variegation

Feature: Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 40cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: August to March

Flowering period: June to October

Reader reviews

flowering rose

Its a lovely plant if you can keep the slugs from it.I do use a few pellets at first then a spray of garlic ever so often,trying to rely on frogs and other annimals does not always work,but non the less a lovely next to a pond.

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