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
Plant Height: 18-28 inches
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Ovate, Flat, Leaf Color is Med. Green with a Creamy White margin. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Common names
  • Hosta
Also sold as:
  • Francée

Photo Gallery
Location: Northwest N.J.
Date: 2018-08-21
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire
Date: 2013-06-14
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Gardens

Date: 2010-06-13
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2018-08-11
Location: Kitchen hosta garden - morning sun only.
Date: 2010-0513
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: JUNE
Entire plant
Location: Front border
Date: June
Photo by ViolaAnn
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Date: 2017-08-19
Location: Front garden
Date: August
Flower with a bee diving all the way in

Date: 2015-06-22

Interesting leaf pattern on the larger one.

Date: 2012-07-13
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: 2012-06-08
LEAVES
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2015-06-24
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: 2011-06-13
Seedling or Young Plant
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2014-06-20
Location: Front border
Date: July 2015

Date: 2022-05-11
Photo by Seedfork
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis
Date: 2016-06-18

Date: 2012-05-10
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Gardens
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Gardens
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: my gardens
Date: 2019-04-08

Date: 2012-07-13

Date: 2013-04-08

Date: 2013-04-08

Date: 2013-04-08

Date: 2013-04-08
Location: Peterborough, ON, Canada
Date: 2015-08-20
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2014-07-14

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Photo by Hamwild

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2007-06-11
Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo by Paul2032

Date: 2014-04-19

Date: July
credit: Terren Peterson

Date: 2013-07-18

Date: 2013-07-18

Date: 2013-06-13

Date: 2013-06-13

Date: 2013-06-13
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2015-06-27
Location: West Central Iowa
Date: 2011-07-19
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2012-06-20
H. 'Francee' leaf
Photo by Hamwild
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-05-10
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-05-10
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2011-07-24
H. 'Francee'
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