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Golden Tiara Hosta

Hosta x 'Golden Tiara'

Pronunciation: HOSS-tuh
SKU #04208
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An award winning small to medium-sized hosta, perfect for edging borders and garden walkways. Foliage transforms as it ages from green with chartreuse, irregular margins to yellow, then fades to a soft creamy color with chartreuse streaks. Showy scapes of purple flowers appear in summer. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; forms foliage clump 12 to 16 in. tall, 28 to 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Accent, Edging
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 Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Fern (Asplenium); Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.