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Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta

Hosta 'Olive Bailey Langdon'

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Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta (Hosta 'Olive Bailey Langdon') at Cal's Market & Garden Center

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta foliage

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta foliage

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Plant Height:  16 inches

Flower Height:  28 inches

Spacing:  4 feet

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  2a

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

Description:

Fabulous, crinkled leaves are medium green with chartreuse margins; provides beautiful texture and contrast to other plants; white spikes of flowers in mid-summer

Ornamental Features

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta features dainty spikes of white tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive textured heart-shaped leaves remain blue in color with showy gold variegation throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Olive Bailey Langdon Hosta will grow to be about 16 inches tall at maturity extending to 28 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 4 feet. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 4 feet apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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6403 Egan Drive
Savage, Minnesota 55378
Phone: 952-447-5215
Email:
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