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Hosta 'Iona'

Hosta 'Iona'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

1m

40cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hosta 'Iona' Overview

Hosta with grey green leaves with a cream margin. Lavender-coloured flowers. Extends to a 1m clump in time.

Common problems with Hosta 'Iona'

How to propagate Hosta 'Iona'

Division

Propagate by division of the fleshy crowns in early spring.

Seed

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

Other uses of Hosta 'Iona'

Grown for their decorative foliage. Form large clumps that are excellent for ground cover. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations. With an OPALS rating of 1, these plants are considered 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.