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Hosta 'Lancifolia'

Plant Type: Hostas

Hosta Lancifolia is an old and very common hosta. Some sources say it was the first hosta ever grown in this country. The medium green, lance-shaped leaves arch to form dense mounds of foliage. Although Lancifolia is an extremely easy hosta to grow, the leaves are thin and slugs can be a huge problem. This is one hosta that seems to thrive in almost any growing condition, although the leaves become a darker green in shade.

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Flower Color

Dark purple

Foliage Color

Medium green, shiny

Plant Spread

30 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

12 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture


Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Mid to late August

Critter Resistance


Part shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests