Golden Variegated Hosta

Hosta fortunei 'Aureomarginata'

Golden Variegated Hosta

$22.00

$22.00

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Height : 12 inches (18 inches with the flowers)
Spread: 24 inches
Sunlight: partial shade to shade
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Mass Planting, Border Edging, General Garden Use, Groundcover
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Period:From Mid To Late Summer
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: No

Quick Description
Attractive olive green leaves with gold variegation; provides beautiful texture and contrast to other plants; lavender spikes of flowers in mid to late summer
Other Names: Plantain Lily, Funkia

What Makes it Special?
Golden Variegated Hosta features dainty spikes of lavender tubular flowers rising above the foliage from mid to late summer. Its attractive textured oval leaves remain olive green in color with showy gold variegation throughout the season.


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Landscape Attributes
Golden Variegated Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Planting & Growing
Golden Variegated Hosta will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 20 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.



Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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