Blue-leaved Hosta sieboldiana Eleganz - attractive foliage ornamental plant for shady areas
The blue-leaved Hosta sieboldiana Eleganz is a foliage ornamental perennial and is certainly one of the most beautiful plants of its kind. It is native to the mountain forests of Japan. Accordingly, the blue-leaved hosta feels particularly at home in a semi-shady to shady spot. Blue-leaved hostas are long-lived perennials that will enhance your garden with their elegance for a long time to come.
Hosta sieboldiana - An elegant ornament in any garden
With its large, heart-shaped and slightly wrinkled leaves, Hosta sieboldiana Eleganz is an impressive and attractive addition to the garden. Hostas belong to the asparagus family and grow from rhizomes. The Hosta variety is a plant that not only catches the eye with its large blue-ripe leaves. Under optimal conditions, the Hosta plant can grow to a maximum height of up to 60cm and become a truly stately size.
With hostas, it is not the flowers that are in the foreground, but the large dark green to grey-green coloured leaves. The rather small purple-white flowers grow from July to August on upright stems.
Funkias are easy to care for and uncomplicated
The care of these leafy ornamental plants is very simple. Hosta sieboldiana Eleganz is a plant that loves nutrient-rich soil and does well in normal garden soil. In fresh and nutrient-rich soil, Hosta sieboldiana Eleganz only needs watering during extended dry periods. It is hardy and does not need winter protection.
Suitable for single or group planting
The Hosta variety is a shade-loving plant. It is therefore ideal for planting under walkways and all shady areas in the garden. Due to its stately size, the Blueleaf Hosta is an ideal specimen plant or border plant. But also planted in groups, Hosta sieboldiana Eleganz creates wonderful effects in the garden. If you buy Hosta sieboldiana for a group planting, be sure to take into account the considerable girth of mature plants. For one square metre you need about 6 plants. After only a short time, the entire planting area will be lush and green.
Ideal with any garden style
You can create decorative effects in your garden with blueleaf funccias. This is especially true if you combine them with the right plants. Ideal planting partners are all shade plants. You can use other foliage plants such as ferns, or combine the funkie with shade plants. There are also some varieties among the shade plants, such as Thickmännchen, which set colourful accents with their flowers. The Funkie is a perennial that effectively supports any garden style with its simple elegance. It fits equally well in cottage gardens, English gardens, Japanese gardens and park-like gardens.
Buy blue-leaved funk
For one square metre of planting area, we recommend buying about 5 - 6 plants
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use Hosta sieboldiana Elegans all year round.