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Hosta 'Blue Danube'

Hosta 'Blue Danube' (Plantain Lily)

Common Name

Plantain Lily


Moist but not wet


Dappled to light shade


12 inches high x 3ft wide

Action and Timing

Shallow cups of intensely blue pointed leaves. Flowers are pale lavender.

Nursery Notes

Propagate by division when able as it is notoriously slow to increase.


Good blue host said to be pest resistant. The light shade is important to keep the blue colour for longer.

This plant was added to the database on 18th December, 2009.

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