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Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

25cm

5cm

Min

15cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini' Overview

'Teeny Weeny Bikini' is a miniature perennial cultivar with slightly wavy, yellow-white leaves with green margins. In mid to late summer it produces erect stems bearing purple nodding flowers.

Common problems with Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

How to harvest Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

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 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

Ground cover

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hosta 'Teeny Weeny Bikini'

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.