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Hosta 'Coal Miner'

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Hosta 'Coal Miner' - Plantain Lily

More About 'Coal Miner'

  • Dark blue-green foliage
  • Leaves turn blackish-blue by midsummer
  • Near-white flowers
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer
  • Flower Height: 75 cm
  • Foliage Height: 70 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

60-70 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Lavender,White
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Genus Overview: Hosta

Common Name: Plantain Lily

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Hosta grow best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. Early to mid-morning sun and dappled shade in the afternoon are ideal conditions for most hosta cultivars. Some are full sun tolerant, when consistent moisture is provided. Cleaning out dormant foliage in early winter will help reduce the insect population, such as slug larvae. 

'Coal Miner' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Blue
Black

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Woodland/woods edge