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Hosta 'Deja Blu'

Hosta 'Deja Blu'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

40cm

20cm

Min

30cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Hosta 'Deja Blu' Overview

Hosta 'Deja Blu' is a mound-forming perennial cultivar that produces blue-green leaves with yellow margins and a cream flashing through the centre. In mid to late summer erect stems bearing nodding lavender flowers appear.

Common problems with Hosta 'Deja Blu'

How to harvest Hosta 'Deja Blu'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Hosta 'Deja Blu'

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 'Deja Blu'

Ground cover

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hosta 'Deja Blu'

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.