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" tall
Plant Spread: 4-6 ft. wide
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Heart shaped, Wavy, Slightly shiny, Thick, Bluish-green, puckered leaves with striking uneven golden edges. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Other: Near white to pale lavender. Funnel shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Hosta
Also sold as:
  • Francis Williams

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  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Dec 8, 2011 5:36 PM concerning plant:
    Positive overall.

    I didn't realize when I bought it that it would get so large and I didn't (and don't) have the space and I don't really have a shady enough area it needs, so I gave it all to a friend of ours since he has the space for it to grow.

    Beautiful coloring.

  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Nov 4, 2011 8:05 AM concerning plant:
    (AKA Francis Williams)
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