Hosta ventricosa 'Aureo-marginata'

Variegated Plantain Lily, 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 ventricosa, Variegated Plantain Lily, Plantain Lily, Funkia
Wild yellow leaf margins fade to creamy white, making this one of the showiest cream-edged Hostas. Blooms are lavender or blue.

Attributes - Hosta ventricosa 'Aureo-marginata'

Plant Type: Ground Cover

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Lavender

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Container Plants, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot.

Related Plants

Hosta 'Francee', Hosta 'Ginko Craig', Hosta 'Gold Edger', Hosta 'Golden Tiara', Hosta 'Krossa Regal', Hosta 'Piedmont Gold', Hosta x 'Royal Standard', Hosta 'Sun Power', Hosta crispula, Hosta fortunei 'Aurea Marginata', Hosta fortunei 'Francee', Hosta fortunei 'Gold Standard', Hosta fortunei 'Hyancinthia', Hosta montana, Hosta plantaginea, Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans', Hosta sieboldiana 'Frances Williams', Hosta tokudama, Hosta undulata 'Albo-marginata', Hosta ventricosa
 
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