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Hosta 'Bella'

Hosta 'Bella'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

90cm

40cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hosta 'Bella' Overview

There are about 70 species of easily grown perennials in this genus and more than 2,500 cultivars. They are particularly valued by gardeners for their decorative foliage and shade tolerance. The flowers are produced on nodding stems of white, pink or shades of purple and blue. Bell or trumpet-shaped flowers will appear in the warmer weather. They are fully hardy, and will prefer shade, and rich, moist but well drained, neutral soil.

Common problems with Hosta 'Bella'

How to propagate Hosta 'Bella'

Division

Propagate by division of the fleshy crowns in early spring.

Seed

Seed raised plants very rarely come true to type (except H.ventricosa).

Other uses of Hosta 'Bella'

Grown for their decorative foliage. Form large clumps that are excellent for ground cover. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations. With an OPALS rating of 1, these plants are considered 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.