• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Best with regular water - weekly, or more often, in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dwarf Plant
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOS-tuh HIB-rid
    Plant type:Perennial
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Flower color:Purple
    Design IdeasThis is a great mound of gorgeous yellow-variegated leaves that turn the darkest corner into a fountain of light. Use as scattered relief amidst darker Hosta or other evergreen groundcover. Its coloring is a great accent between flowering shrubs or among Ferns.
    Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Columbine (Aquilegia); Lenten Rose (Helleborus);Anemone (Anemone); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide humus-rich, well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; requires less water once established. Avoid harsh sunlight. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Best with regular water - weekly, or more often, in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    The genus Hosta contains over 40 species mostly native to China and Japan. H. plantaginea is the ancestor of most modern hybrids, introduced from China by French botanist, Lamarck. This plant was a seedling of H. x 'Golden Waffles' developed by Aden in 1976.


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