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Hosta 'Frances Williams'

Perennials

Hosta 'Frances Williams'

Plantain Lily

The giant blue-green leaves of the 'Frances Williams' hosta have very wide, chartreuse to yellow margins. With maturity, the margins of this variety of Hosta become wider. Its leaves are leathery, bold, puckered and slug-resistant. Mid-summer days bring white to pale lavender trumpet-shaped flowers. Still one of the most planted hostas in the country.

Additional:

Sieboldiana family

Plantain Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Most hostas prefer semi-shade, protected from hot afternoon sun. 'Frances Williams' is slug-resistant.

Height:

18-24 Inches

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Spread:

36-48 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Hosta 'Frances Williams'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Specimen
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Foliage Color
Blue
Chartreuse
Green
Great Companion Plants for Hosta 'Frances Williams'
Blue Sedge Blue Sedge (Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger')
Ostrich fern Ostrich fern (Fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris )
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade')
Chinese Astilbe Chinese Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis 'Little Vision in Purple')
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