• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water weekly or more often in extreme heat for best performance.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:HOS-tuh HIB-rid
    Plant type:Perennial
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing 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 PlantsCombine with different Hosta to create a sea of foliage variations. Consider Halcyon Plantain Lily (Hosta x 'Halcyon') for blue leaves, Royal Standard Plantain Lily (Hosta x 'Royal Standard') for a rich green and Francee Plantain Lily (Hosta x 'Francee') for a creamy variegation.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Best with regular moisture; tolerates dry periods when established. 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
    Water weekly or more often in extreme heat for best performance.
  • 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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