Hosta 'Fried Bananas' 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: 23 inches
Plant Spread: 48 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: A upright, fast grower with yellow-gold shiny, folded foliage with average substance. The chartreuse-gold color is best with some sunlight. Sun tolerant and Slug resistant.
Flowers: Fragrant
Other: 'Fried Bananas' Hostas get their best color in high sunlit areas. These hosta plants have a fast growth rate.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: An H. 'Guacomole' sport that does well in some sun.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: It does not set seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Dec 25, 2012 9:16 AM

The all-gold sport of H. 'Guacamole', a fast grower with beautiful and large white fragrant flowers in August. This large mound boasts beautiful glossy gold leaves and will be noticed in any garden.

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