Thirkettle Nurseries
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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


HOS List   Records 1 - 20 of 71

Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'
Shade
Deeply cupped frosty blue green leaves form an excellent specimen clump. White summer flowers. Good slug resistance. Some shade. 50 x 110 cm.
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Hosta 'Allan P McConnell'
Shade
An excellent small white-margined hosta. Dark green oval leaf with an irregular fine white/cream detailing to the leaf edge. Leaves are long and narrow. Dense mound. Very nice on the path edge or in a container. Vigorous grower! 25 x 50cm
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Hosta 'Antioch'
Shade
A very showy plant with medium green heart shaped leaves with a wide creamy edge. Prefers partial shade, foliage dies back in winter. Lavender flowers in summer.
Bag Size
5L

Hosta 'Aspen Gold'
Shade
An outstanding gold with heavy substance in the leaves. Round cup-shaped and extremely puckered. White flowers in summer. 45cm. Shade.
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Hosta 'August Moon'
Shade
A vigorous grower, with corrugated pale golden yellow, faintly glaucous leaves. Pale mauve almost white flowers in summer. Requires deeply worked, organically enriched soil, free draining and moisture retentive. Shade lover. 60cm.
Bag Size
2.5L

Hosta 'Big Daddy'
Shade
A deep blue variety with round puckered leaves. Fast grower & pest resistant. White flowers early summer. Prefers shade. 90 x 100cm.
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Hosta 'Blazing Saddles'
Partial shade Shade
This beautiful bold hosta forms a sizeable clump of large, dark green leaves with wide creamy white edges. Lavender flowers is summer. Great under trees. Good slug resistance. Best with summer moisture. 45cm x 1.1m
Bag Size
2.5L Limited Stock

Hosta 'Blue Angel'
Shade
Very large heavily textured, very blue leaves, giving a lush tropical look to the garden. Excellent near white flowers in summer. 120 x 125cm. Part shade. Leaves die back in winter.
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Hosta 'Blue Cadet'
Shade
Blue-green heart shaped leaves, with lavender flowers in summer. Low growing, excellent for edging. Less than 20cm. Thrives in a shady site. Deciduous & hardy.
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Hosta 'Blue Wedgwood'
Shade
One of the most popular powder-blue hostas. From wedge-shaped leaves emerge tall soft lavender summer flowers. Best with some shade and watering during hot, dry periods. 45 x 100cm
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Hosta 'Bressingham Blue'
Shade
Wide cup-shaped rugose leaves of heavy substance. Foliage is blue-green, with pearly white flowers in mid summer. 70 x 100cm.
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Hosta 'Bright Lights'
Shade
The best of the 'Tokudama' hostas. Leaves emerge with dark gold centres that brighten as they harden. The puckered, golden, rounded leaves are accentuated by the dark blue edges. Early summer white flowers. 40 x 100cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Hosta 'Carol'
Shade
Deep green leaves with distinct white margins. Leaves cup slightly when mature. Lavender flowers. Best with some shade and watering during hot, dry periods. 50 x 110cm
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Hosta 'Color Glory'
A magnificent hosta similar to Great Expectations. The cupped yellow leaves have blue green margins and white summer flowers. Some shade and water during dry summer spells. 75 x 100cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Hosta 'Crispula'
Shade
Long leaves with white irregular margins and tapering tips. Flowers in summer. Leaves emerge early spring. 70 x 40cm.
Bag Size
2L Limited stock available

Hosta 'Earth Angel'
Award winning giant hosta with heart-shaped blue-green leaves bordered by a creamy white margin. A mature clump is both bold & beautiful! Pale lavender summer flowers. Best with some shade & summer moisture. 65 x 150cm
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Hosta 'Ellerbroek'
Shade
A classic. The blue-green, heart shaped leaves with irregular cream margins come to a decided point. Lavender pink summer flowers. Takes considerable sun. 60 x 120cm
Bag Size
2L
4.5L Available

Hosta 'Fire & Ice'
Shade
This spectacular sport of 'Patriot' has pure white centres and very dark green margins. The leaves are heavy with substance. Lavender flowers are produced on white flower stems. A flashy hosta ideal for a container or prominent garden spot.
Bag Size
2.5L Limited stock available

Hosta 'Fire Island'
Shade
Brilliant gold rippled leaves on deep red stems provide a beautiful contrast in the garden! Summer lavender flowers as foliage ages to chartreuse. Perfect for the shady garden border. Water during dry spells. 25 x 75cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Hosta 'First Frost'
Outstanding award winning Hosta with intense blue-green leaves emerging in spring with bright gold margins. Margins age to white. Light lavender flowers bloom in mid summer. Some shade & summer moisture. 35 x 90cm
Bag Size
4.5L Available
PB5

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