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botanical name:
Hosta capitata
Hosta capitata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Plantain Lily
family:  Hostaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Clump forming perennial with ovate to heart-shaped, thin, strongly veined, wavy edged, deep olive green leaves, glossy underneath. Bell shaped, dark veined, purple flowers opening from rounded buds on leafy stems in midsummer. Established plants sometimes repeat flower.

cultivation:
Moist, humus-rich soil

other notes:
From Japan and Korea.

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