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Hosta 'Twilight' (Hosta 'Twilight' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hosta 'Twilight'

Other names

Hosta 'Twilight'

Genus

Hosta Hosta

Variety or Cultivar

'Twilight' _ 'Twilight' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial bearing glossy, ovate, puckered, dark green leaves with wide, yellow margins. Racemes of funnel-shaped, lavender flowers bloom on slender stalks in summer.


Hosta 'Twilight' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Lavender in Summer

Foliage

Yellow, Dark-green in Spring; Yellow, Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails , Vine weevil Slugs , Snails , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning

Remove dead foliage at the end of the growing season.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Hosta 'Twilight' (Hosta 'Twilight' ) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m 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.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Hosta 'Twilight'

Other names

Hosta 'Twilight'

Genus

Hosta Hosta

Variety or Cultivar

'Twilight' _ 'Twilight' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial bearing glossy, ovate, puckered, dark green leaves with wide, yellow margins. Racemes of funnel-shaped, lavender flowers bloom on slender stalks in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Lavender in Summer

Foliage

Yellow, Dark-green in Spring; Yellow, Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning

Remove dead foliage at the end of the growing season.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hosta 'Twilight' (Hosta 'Twilight' ) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m 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.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Hosta 'Twilight' (Hosta 'Twilight' )

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Hosta virus X

Type

Virus or Viroid

Current status in UK

Present (Limited)

Likelihood to spread in UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Virus affecting Hosta; present in the UK since at least the early 2000’s. Mechanically transmitted so spread can be reduced by good hygiene practices and use of healthy propagating material within the industry.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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