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Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta

Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print'

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Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta (Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print') at Weston Nurseries

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta foliage

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta foliage

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Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta (Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print') at Weston Nurseries

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta flowers

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta (Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print') at Weston Nurseries

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Plant Height:  10 inches

Flower Height:  22 inches

Spacing:  16 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

Group/Class:  Lakeside Series


This spectacular variety produces heart shaped dark green leaves with narrow creamy white markings jetting from the center; spikes of lavender flowers in mid-summer; an eye catching plant in the garden or border

Ornamental Features

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta features dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive glossy heart-shaped leaves remain dark green in color with prominent white stripes and tinges of yellow throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Lakeside Paisley Print 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

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity extending to 22 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 20 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 16 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a slow 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
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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