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Botanical name: Hosta 'Hydon Sunset'
Other names: Plantain lily 'Hydon Sunset'
Variety or cultivar: 'Hydon Sunset' _ 'Hydon Sunset' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with elongated, heart-shaped, bright yellow-green leaves with wavy margins and narrow stalks bearing racemes of funnel-shaped, purple flowers in summer.
Hosta 'Hydon Sunset' is: Deciduous
Flower: Purple in Summer
Foliage: Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn
Pruning: Remove dead foliage at the end of the growing season.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Hosta 'Hydon Sunset' (Plantain lily 'Hydon Sunset') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Containers, Underplanting
Cultivation: Prefers slightly acidic or neutral, fertile, moist, but well-drained soil in partial shade sheltered from cold, dry winds. Tolerates sun if kept consistently moist. Shallow, chalky soils can cause leaves to yellow.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, East, West|
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