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Herbaceous Range

RHS Plants for Pollinators

Hosta fortunei 'Francee' (v)

A very attractive 'Plantain Lily'. Heart shaped leaves of olive green with neat white margins. Tall spikes of trumpet shaped, lavender-blue flowers stand out against the bold leaves. Perfect for patio pots. This plant dies down in winter to regrow in spring.

Plant Care

Keep well watered until firmly established. Plant into any average garden soil, enjoys damp but not wet areas. Trim to size in spring and with a good general fertiliser every two weeks in the flowering season.

Planting Instructions

Water thoroughly, or stand pot in a container of water for half an hour before planting. Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Remove the pot, place the plant in the hole so that the root ball is level with the surrounding ground and refill, firming if necessary. Keep well watered in dry weather. Feed in spring with a good, general fertiliser.

Part Shade

July - August




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