Hosta 'Grand Tiara' 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
Plant Height: 10 - 18 inches tall (medium)
Plant Spread: 36 - 48 inches (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Broadly Ovate, Wavy. The gold margin is much wider, giving the effect of a golden yellow leaf with a center splash of green. The width of the margin is variable with exposure and season. Not slug resistant but good sun tolerance.
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Oct 21, 2012 11:03 AM

This is the only Hosta that sat in full sun all summer and did not fry or receive even half the water that the others got. Very tough hosta.

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Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Dec 25, 2012 5:51 PM

Discovered at Virginia's Mobjack Nursery and first auctioned for $700 at the 92 hosta convention.

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Apr 3, 2014 9:44 AM

This is a beautiful variegated hosta that has done exceptionally well here. The gold leaf margins are especially large. It is hardy and fast-growing. The variegated heart-shaped leaves show very well in shade, but it also tolerates some sun. Lavender flowers on 30" scapes in mid-summer.

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