Hosta ‘Devon Green’ is a sport of hosta ‘halcyon’ from Devon, first introduced by Roger and Ann Bowden. It is also called plantain lily and is primarily grown for its foliage details and prominent venation over spring and summer. 

Hosta Devon Green

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They are an almost exclusive shade-loving cultivar of the hosta genus that forms a dense, medium-sized mound of heart-shaped, dark green leaves with a glossy surface. The thick leaves make it one the most slug-resistant of the hostas and makes it possible to be used as ground cover in patio gardens, borders courtyards or underplantings for shrubs and trees. Also, they bloom pale shades of lilac, lily-like flowers on tall spikes that extend above the foliage.
How to grow Hosta Devon Green
This plant is propagated by division in early spring or late summer and is best grown in moist, well-drained soil. Growth can be supported by fertilizers and pruning off old and dead foliage to give room for new and better growth. It dies back annually during autumn to before new growth sprouts in early spring.
Where should I position Hosta Devon Green in my garden?
Devon green is almost exclusively a shade lover and should be sheltered. It can be placed at an aspect that is west, east, or north-facing. To encourage blooms, place them in partial sunlight.
How tall does Hosta Devon Green grow and spread?
Hosta ‘devon green’ has a medium growth rate and reaches its maximum height in 2 to 5 years. It grows as tall as 0.1 to 0.5 metres and spreads a little further to about 0.5 to 1 metre.
What kind of soil does Hosta Devon Green need?
Devon green will thrive in clay or loamy soil that is moist but well-drained with acidic, alkaline, or neutral pH.


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