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Hosta 'White Dove'

Hosta 'White Dove'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

20cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Hosta 'White Dove' Overview

Hosta 'White Dove' is a small perennial cultivar with has narrow, green leaves margined with white. In mid to late summer it produces erect stems bearing nodding white flowers.

Common problems with Hosta 'White Dove'

How to harvest Hosta 'White Dove'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Hosta 'White Dove'

Seed

Collect seeds in autumn from dry seed heads, sow in Spring and place in a cold frame. Seeds are unlikely to come true.

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.

Special features of Hosta 'White Dove'

Ground cover

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hosta 'White Dove'

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.