Golden Tiara Hosta
Hosta x 'Golden Tiara'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Lore||Hosta is the grown up cousin to the plantain weed, which came to America with colonials. It naturalized so easily that Native American's claimed it sprang up wherever the white man walked.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 12 to 16 in. tall, 28 to 36 in. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This is a brilliant yellow-variegated Hosta that produces an abundance of lovely purple flowers. Brightens the shadiest corner of small city gardens. Use as scattered relief amidst darker Hosta or other evergreen groundcover. Very lively when planted in ceramic pots with cobalt blue glazes or patterns.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Accent, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Fern (Asplenium); Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)|
Provide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9