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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 5 - 6 inches
Plant Spread: 1 - 2 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: star shaped lavender striped with pale lavender
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year

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Common names
  • Hosta

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Comments:
  • Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Jun 24, 2013 6:25 PM concerning plant:
    Hosta Curly Fries is an exciting new small Hosta which features long, narrow, heavily ruffled, and stiffly but gracefully held leaves. The leaves emerge a chartreuse green and age to yellow as the summer progresses. The plant has a spidery look. It is a unique and desirable Hosta. Deep purple scapes are topped with lavender flowers. Great in containers or in the ground. Introduced by Soldberg in 2008, it is a seedling of Pineapple Upside Down Cake X ? I love this one.
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