Hosta ‘Gray Cole’ Plantain Lily


This hosta prefers shady locations and adds a nice silver touch to any shade bed.


Hosta ‘Gray Cole’ Plantain Lily 

Hosta plantaginea ‘Gray Cole’

Zone: 3-9
Exposure: Bright Shade/Shade
Mature Size: 2′ H, 5′ W 

Flower Colour: White 
Flowering Time: Summer 


Description: Hosta Gray Cole is a broadleaf deciduous perennial with blue and green foliage. In summer white flowers emerge. Grows well in bright shade 

Description: Among the largest blue-leaves hostas, ‘Gray Cole’ is an outstanding perennial forming a gracefully cascading mound of thick, heavily textured, widely oval to wedge-shaped, dark blue-gray to blue-green leaves. Dense racemes of long-lasting, funnel-shaped, white blooms appear in summer, rising on scapes. A wonderfully good background plant and a favourite among gardeners, but less so with slugs. Grows well in bright shade – shade and even moisture – regular water. Does well in well drained, rich and average soil. 

Ornamental Features: Attracts Hummingbirds, Dry Shade Tolerant, Humdity Tolerant, good in containers, shade tolerant 

Landscape Features: Perfect for the shade garden, mixed with other perennials in bed and borders, city gardens, cottage gardens or containers. Great as a groundcover or underplanting shrubs and roses. 

Additional information

Size - Perennial

1 Gal, 11 cm, 15 cm, 2 Gal, 9 cm