Hosta ‘Frances Williams’


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1 Gallon Pot. ‘Frances Williams’ is a popular cultivar that features very large blue-green leaves variegated with irregular greenish-yellow margins. It was discovered by breeder Frances Williams in the mid-1930s. It is a clump-forming perennial that typically matures in a spreading mound to 24″ tall, but spreads over time to 48-60″ wide. Thick, puckered, cupped, wide-oval to rounded leaves (to 12” long and 11” wide) have distinctive veining, cuspidate tips and cordate lobes. Leaves are deep blue-green in the center with wide but irregular greenish-yellow margins. Funnel-shaped, mostly white flowers appear in early to mid summer in racemes rising to 30″ tall. Flowers often have lilac hues.

Common Name: hosta
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asparagaceae
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 4.00 to 5.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Black Walnut