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Hosta ‘The King’
Hosta ‘The King’
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Hosta ‘The King’


USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.710.470

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This large to X-large sized selection has large, moderately corrugated, wavy, blue-green leaves with an irregular cream margin. Lavender flowers appear in summer. Cream-margined sport of H. ‘Sir Richard’. Leaves are of good substance offering excellent slug resistance. Clumps may be easily divided in spring or fall.

Further details for
Hosta ‘The King’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Rabbit Resistant
   50-55 cm
   20-21 inches
   110-120 cm
   43-47 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate