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Hosta 'Christmas Tree'

Hosta 'Christmas Tree' (Plantain Lily)

Common Name

Plantain Lily


Moist but not wet


Light Shade


36 inches wide x 20 inches high

Action and Timing

Thick olive green puckered leaves with a blue tinge, the margin irregularly variegated creamy yellow with interesting splashes towards the midrib.

Nursery Notes

Propagate by division. Said to tolerate some morning sun well and be very suitable for containers.


Good hosta derived from a Francis Williams cross. It is said to resemble a Christmas tree in its outline, though I am unable to see this myself, however there is a slightly pyramidical habit, also noted as pest resistant, apart from flower arrangers of course.

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

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