20 - 30 cm
August - September
dark green with a white center
well drained, fertile, humus rich, fairly moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
grows well if the soil is not waterlogged
Hosta is a genus of shade tolerant plants in the family Asparagaceae which are mainly grown for their varied foliage colour. They are native to NE-Asia, most species grown in gardens originate from Japan.
Division in spring.
Flowers rarely. Dark green leaves with white center.