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Curled Plantain Lily

Hosta crispula

Also known as

Plantain Lily

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Curled Plantain Lily Overview

Hosta crispula is a clump-forming perennial that has variegated leaves in beautiful green and cream-white shades. Funnel-like flowers grow on tall stems and are a pale lavender shade.

Common problems with Curled Plantain Lily

How to propagate Curled Plantain Lily

Division

Divide clumps every 4 or 5 years in late summer or early spring. Ensure each section has 1 to 3 good buds and trim away damaged roots. Replant at their original depth in the ground with the shoots just poking through the soil. Water and apply a granular feed.

Seed

Collect seeds in autumn from dry seed heads, sow in Spring and place in a cold frame.

Special features of Curled Plantain Lily

Ground cover