Alphabetical Plant Listing

Hosta 'Blue Angel' (sieboldiana) (Plantain Lily)

Plantain Lily 'Blue Angel', 'Blue Angel' Hosta


Among the largest blue-leaved hostas, 'Blue Angel' (Plantain Lily) is an outstanding perennial forming a gracefully cascading mound of thick, heavily textured, widely oval to wedge-shaped, dark blue-gray to blue-green leaves, 16 in. long (40 cm), with prominent veins slightly ribbed. Dense racemes of long-lasting, funnel-shaped, palest lavender to white blooms appear in summer, rising on scapes 48 in. tall (120 cm). A popular choice, 'Blue Angel' is regarded among the best large, blue-leaved hostas for warm climates. It tolerates quite dry soils when established. A wonderfully good background plant and a favorite among gardeners, but less so with slugs!

  • Easy grower, Hosta 'Blue Angel' grows 36 in. tall (90 cm) and spreads 71 in. (178 cm).
  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • A part shade to full shade lover, it is best grown in rich, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates morning sun (except in hot climate areas).
  • Perfect for the shade gardens, mixed with other perennials, as groundcover, underplanting shrubs.
  • Watch for slugs and snails which could damage the attractive foliage.
  • Cut off the stems after blooming to encourage the plant's growth. Discolored leaves should be trimmed back to the ground.

Not sure which Hosta - Plantain Lilies to pick?
Compare All Hosta - Plantain Lilies

Buy Hosta 'Blue Angel' (sieboldiana) (Plantain Lily)

Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Hosta - Plantain Lilies
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' (90cm)
Spread 5' – 6' (150cm – 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

Buy Plants

Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hosta - Plantain Lilies

Guides with Hosta - Plantain Lilies


ra3rn / 123RF Stock Photo, Chanticleer Garden

While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Hosta - Plantain Lilies
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' (90cm)
Spread 5' – 6' (150cm – 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hosta - Plantain Lilies

Guides with Hosta - Plantain Lilies

Plant Calculator

How many Hosta 'Blue Angel' (sieboldiana) (Plantain Lily) do I need for my garden?

%
ft
ft

Your Shopping List

Plant Quantity
Hosta 'Blue Angel' (sieboldiana) (Plantain Lily)

Find your Hardiness Zone

Find your Climate Zone

Find your Heat Zone

Join Gardenia.net

Create a membership account to save your garden designs and to view them on any device.

Becoming a contributing member of Gardenia is easy and can be done in just a few minutes. If you provide us with your name, email address and the payment of a modest $25 annual membership fee, you will become a full member, enabling you to design and save up to 25 of your garden design ideas.

Join now and start creating your dream garden!

Create a New Collection

Optional. For your reference.


Move Selected Plants to a Different Collection


Delete Collection

This field is required.