PlantsHostasHosta 'Gold Standard'

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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: 20 inches
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Ovate, Corrugated, slightly shiny, Dark green margins. Leaf centers emerge light green in spring and become progressively more gold towards early summer, morning sun will enhance the gold color.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: It does not set seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 5 child plants

Great leaf texture and colour.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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beautiful coloring by chickhill Apr 28, 2014 6:44 PM 0
Hostas 2021 by Rose1656 Dec 16, 2021 5:50 PM 930
Frost by treehugger Jun 6, 2020 1:43 PM 25
Lipstick blonde hosta by keithp2012 Jun 6, 2020 5:21 PM 18
my small collection of hostas in France by rosebud Sep 20, 2017 6:52 AM 0
Dividing and moving hostas by Vanityflsyahoocom May 22, 2016 4:30 PM 10
Daily Hosta #45 - 'Captain Kirk' by ViolaAnn Mar 10, 2017 6:36 PM 3
what does Raceme mean by hazeleyes Apr 30, 2015 12:02 PM 2
Sun tolerant hosta by Frillylily Feb 13, 2015 6:38 PM 7
Hostas are popping up in Ottawa too! by ViolaAnn May 26, 2014 4:54 PM 51
Hostas at Howards by Paul2032 Jun 28, 2013 4:48 AM 31
Question about June Fever by Cinta Jun 16, 2013 4:48 AM 11
Help identifying a bigbox hosta? by Skiekitty Nov 15, 2012 9:59 AM 3
Unknown ID by MAINIAC Jun 25, 2012 5:06 PM 12
Trying an ID again by ge1836 Jun 19, 2012 3:14 PM 37
Bad places to buy Hosta by virginiarose May 14, 2012 3:17 PM 17
Need info. about planting in containers. by LALAMBCHOP Jun 8, 2012 12:32 PM 28
What is sprouting? by virginiarose Jun 20, 2012 1:13 PM 84
What's on Your 2012 Hosta List by Shannon May 2, 2012 5:22 PM 90
Good sources for Hostas by virginiarose Jun 8, 2012 3:43 PM 64
some pictures of my hosta's in the summer by Stush2019 Jan 6, 2012 12:07 AM 15

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