3 – 9
full shade to part shade
By: Meriel Bradley
With their stunning lush foliage and easy care and maintenance, Hostas are a great addition to the garden.
They will generally need to be planted in full to partial shade, but there are some that will grow in a sunnier spot.
There are many varieties of Hosta available giving you a wide choice of colour, leaf shape and size to work with.
Clumps of Hostas need to be divided every few years
Grow best in full to partial shade – some can tolerate morning sun
- The darker leaved varieties need more shade
- The lighter the leaves the more sun tolerant
Some varieties produce summer flowers that are often fragrant
Hostas need to be watered regularly
Good for planting in pots
Zones 3 – 9
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