Hosta 'One Man's Treasure'

Hosta 'One Man's Treasure'

Plantain lily

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Flowers
Flowers
Yes
Yes

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Hosta 'One Man's Treasure'
  • Common name: Plantain lily
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 30cm

Spread: 60cm

Flower colour:
  • Purple
Foliage colour:
  • BlueGreen
  • Features: Dramatic foliage, Flowers

Advertisement

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 'One Man's Treasure' bears bright green, shiny leaves with a distinctive red tinge. Lavender flowers are borne in summer.

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

Position

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, Partial shade, Full shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Needs regular watering in pots
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Plant
Plant
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Divide
Divide
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

Advertisement

Find the perfect plants for your garden

Plant type
Flower colour
Sun exposure
Select all

Related content