Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans'

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Plantain Lily

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

'Elegans' is one of our most popular Hosta cultivars. The large, heavily textured steel blue leaves make a statement in the shade garden. White blooms in summer attract the hummingbirds.

Height

20-28 Inches

Spread

30-36 Inches

Color

White

Bloom Time

late June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Has good slug resistance.

When to Divide

spring or fall, only if necessary

Good Companions

Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Lungwort (Pulmonaria ), Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum), Variegated Lilyturf (Liriope spicata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Blue-Gray
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist but well-drained
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