Hostas are always popular for their showy foliage, but slugs and snails can ruin your plants overnight. Although there’s no such thing as a slug-proof Hosta, these RHS AGM varieties aren’t as susceptible to hungry molluscs. Their thick puckered leaves are blue colouring makes them far less tasty and much more resilient in the event of an attack! Grow our slug resistant Hosta collection in shaded borders and containers.
T&M top tip: Prevent lush growth on Hostas by not feeding quite so often and watering only when necessary. Leaves will grow thicker and sturdier, making them more slug resistant.
Hosta 'Halcyon' - Ribbed, blue-grey foliage and pale lavender flowers. Height: 50cm (19"). Spread: 70cm (28").
Hosta 'First Frost' - Glaucous blue-green leaves with a cream margin and lavender flowers. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 90cm (39").
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' - Extremely compact with rounded blue-green foliage and lilac-purple flowers. Height and spread: 30cm (12")
Patio, Ground Cover, Cottage Gardens, Water Garden, Wildlife Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden, Woodland Garden
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
Up to 50cm (19in)
Up to 70cm (28in)
achievable with guidance
3 bare root hosta plants - 1 each of variety (T80233P)
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.
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