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Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

1m

50cm

Min

80cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hosta fortunei 'Francee' Overview

Hosta fortunei 'Francee' is excellent for planting as a patio feature or by ponds and containers due to its smaller size than other Hostas. The decorative foliage is the eye-catcher and has been awarded Garden Merit by the RHS.

Common problems with Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

How to propagate Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

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

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

Special features of Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

Ground cover

Other uses of Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

Walls, rock garden, ground cover, borders, shade, ornamental, foliage, fragrance, cutting bed Summer interest. With an OPALS rating of 1, these plants are considered 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.