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botanical name:
Hosta lancifolia
Hosta lancifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Plantain Lily
synonyms:  Hosta 'Lancifolia'
family:  Hostaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.50m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Makes medium sized clumps of narrowly pointed lanceolate, glossy deep mid to dark green leaves. Produces racemes of bell-shaped lilac-purple flowers in late summer.

cultivation:
Moist, fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably in part-shade. Wil grow in quite wet, boggy soil.

propagation:
From seed or by division

other notes:
From Japan

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