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Hosta 'Bressingham Blue'

 

Plantain Lily 'Bressingham Blue'

Hosta are popular perennials for shady areas. Grown for their architectual qualities and sumptuous foliage topped with lily-like blooms. The flowers appear in mid-summer. Hosta go completely dormant in the autumn, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid-spring. Easily divided in either spring or autumn. 'Bressingham Blue' has heart shaped leaves which are blue grey in colour. In late summer the plants are topped with white flower spikes that have a hint of pale mauve.

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plant Features
  • Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue likes partial shade to deep shade

    Partial shade to deep shade

  • Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
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plant information

Common name

Plantain Lily 'Bressingham Blue'

Latin name

Hosta 'Bressingham Blue'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Asparagaceae

ph

6.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue likes partial shade to deep shade

    Partial shade to deep shade

  • Frost

    Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Plantain Lily Bressingham Blue is 1.00meters x 0.70meters 1.00 M 0.70 M

Hosta 'Bressingham Blue'

Hosta are popular perennials for shady areas. Grown for their architectual qualities and sumptuous foliage topped with lily-like blooms. The flowers appear in mid-summer. Hosta go completely dormant in the autumn, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid-spring. Easily divided in either spring or autumn. 'Bressingham Blue' has heart shaped leaves which are blue grey in colour. In late summer the plants are topped with white flower spikes that have a hint of pale mauve.


Flowering

From Late Spring TO Late Summer

Hosta foliage begins to appear late in the spring and then continues throughout the summer. Hosta will produce long stemmed flowers in early to mid summer.

 

Planting Outdoors spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant out container grown plants in full sun but do better in partial shade, they prefer well drained but moist soil.

 

Planting Outdoors autumn

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Plant out container grown plants in full sun but do better in partial shade, they prefer well drained but moist soil.

 
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