Hosta 'Yellow Polka Dot Bikini' in the Hostas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

It does not look like a polka dot bikini, but you will catch your

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Posted by Amazindirt (mid-TN - Zone 7a) on May 19, 2017 5:42 PM

The leaves on this hosta go through a remarkable color change as they age. In the spring they will emerge with wide yellow margins and a dark green center -- but as the year progresses, the margins will become dark and the center will fade, making it look like an entirely different plant.

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