Hosta fortunei 'Aurea Marginata'

Golden Edged Hosta, Plantain Lily, Funkia

These are the most dramatic and versatile of all foliage herb perennials. Their leaves are green to yellow to blue-green in color and range from finger-length to large frisbee in size. There are approximately 36 clump-forming species with more than 1000 cultivars and hybrids. Extremely hardy and long-lived, most thrive in shade. However, several varieties grow in full sun except in hot summer climates. Their roots compete against well-established plants. Easily transplanted and divided, Hosta's only weaknesses are slugs and snails in mild winter climates.
Hosta fortunei, Golden Edged Hosta, Plantain Lily, Funkia
Summer-blooming, violet flowers stand well above the heart-shaped, green leaves with irregular creamy-yellow margins. Plant reaches 1 to 2 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide.

Attributes - Hosta fortunei 'Aurea Marginata'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. to 1 ft. 2 in.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Black Spot.

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