Hosta (Hosta ventricosa 'Aureomarginata') in the Hostas Database

Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Hensen 1985/AHS 1986

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 56 inches
Plant Spread: 43 inches wide
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Ovate, corrugated, slightly shiny, color dark green, margin golden yellow. Heavy texture.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Lavender and white
Other: Dark lavender and white striped. Bell shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Foliage Mound Height: 21 inches tall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AHS President's Exhibitor Trophy
Parentage: sport of: Ventricosa

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Anyone interested in purchasing some old standby hosta? by bluegrassmom Apr 11, 2018 6:05 PM 7
my small collection of hostas in France by rosebud Sep 20, 2017 6:52 AM 0
Hostas from Ottawa - June 16, 2017 by ViolaAnn Jul 12, 2017 8:40 AM 33
Hosta confirmed with HVX by ViolaAnn Jun 6, 2017 9:20 AM 4
Hosta ID Help Please by sabuck Jun 2, 2017 11:17 AM 13
2017 hosta pics by Rose1656 May 11, 2018 8:59 PM 87
Last Hosta to come up in the spring by crawgarden May 26, 2017 9:03 AM 16
Juvenile Hosta by crawgarden Feb 28, 2017 8:59 PM 2
Hosta Montana Moonshine by jdwilkenprodigynet Sep 3, 2016 4:32 PM 8
Hosta Newbie beginning my journey. by SpringGreenThumb Feb 9, 2018 11:21 PM 539
What is your favorite large "Vase-Shaped" hosta?? by Hostalady Sep 17, 2017 6:33 PM 16
Open Garden in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 26, 2016 1:47 PM 6
Best hosta ever by Cayuga Jun 14, 2016 9:46 AM 11
Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Daily Hosta #101 - 'Fortunei Aureomarginata' by ViolaAnn Mar 10, 2017 6:03 PM 2
Free hosta seeds - Canada only! by ViolaAnn May 20, 2018 7:17 PM 11
What is your favorite Large hosta? by hostasmore Aug 1, 2016 3:40 PM 61
Early June hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 5, 2014 9:17 AM 17
ID Please by Christine May 12, 2014 8:22 AM 7
My first Hosta to show this year by Seedfork May 23, 2014 9:08 AM 84

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