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Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

15cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Hosta 'Harry van Trier' Overview

Hosta 'Harry van Trier' is a small perennial cultivar with wavy, dark green leaves. In mid to late summer it produces erect stems of lavender nodding flowers.

Common problems with Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

How to harvest Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

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. Seeds are unlikely to come true.

Special features of Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

Ground cover

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hosta 'Harry van Trier'

This fantastic foliage plant is easily used for underplanting but it is equally grown in containers in urban courtyards and formal beds of cottage gardens. With an OPALS rating of 1, these plants are considered 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.