Common Name: Hosta
Gardeners will admire the brilliant yellow centers of this sport of ‘Prairie Fire’, with the centers holding its yellow color well into fall. Very dark green leaf margins measure 1½-2” wide, framing the bright centers for a brilliant display. Light green colorations appears where the margin and the centers overlap. Lavender flowers appear in midsummer.
Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage. Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.
Green shadesYellow shadesVariegated
Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)Full Shade (< 4 hrs. Direct Sun)
Average Water Needs, Consistent Water Needs
Patio Container, Cottage, Eclectic, Woodland Shade
Border Plant, Container, Cut Foliage, Easy To Grow, Attractive Foliage