Hosta 'Rootin Tootin' in the Hostas Database

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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
Plant Height: 16 in. (41cm)
Plant Spread: 24 in.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Dark green leaves have lime green jetting into the narrow, creamy white center, ( yellow in spring.)Leaves are thick and corrugated. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Other: Lavender.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21An update on this plant.
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Hostas from Ottawa - June 16, 2017 by ViolaAnn Jul 12, 2017 8:40 AM 33
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