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Classic Shade Lover Frances Williams Hosta

  • HUGE Bi-Color Foliage
  • White to Purple Blooms in Mid-Summer
  • Shade Loving Specimen
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Easy to Care For

Frances Williams Hosta (Hosta 'Frances Williams') is an attention-getter for your shady garden. The large green leaves have a splotched chartreuse edge and can grow to over a foot long and wide!

These are not diminutive plants that daintily edge your planting beds. These monsters can get over fairly tall and up to two yards wide and will fill your shady bed without a second thought. Plant accordingly!

Later in the summer, it'll send up stems of white bell-shaped flowers. They'll compliments the leafy green foliage very well and are great options for adding color to your shadier areas.

Frances Williams loves the shade. In fact, too much sun can end up scorching the leaves. Keep them happy with a well-drained soil that gets plenty of water during the growing season.

The best way to water is by getting under the leaves, directly on the soil. Otherwise, the big leaves act like an umbrella and keep the water from going where you want it to.

Almost completely pest and maintenance free, the only thing you'll want to keep an eye out for are slugs.

Frances Williams Hosta looks great when mixed with other shade loving plants. They make any shady area more refined and full. Use as filler underneath your shade trees, whose canopies can sometimes leave you wondering what to do with the area below.

You will definitely enjoy these big boys for years to come. Order a pair of Frances Williams Hosta's to finish your gardening projects today from Nature Hills Nursery.

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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Frances Williams Hosta Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Botanical Name Hosta seiboldiana 'Frances Williams'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Shade, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Blue-Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Autumn
Fragrant No