Hosta 'Gold Drop' 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
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Jun 24, 2012 12:03 PM

In spite of its name, this one never really looks gold, at least in my garden. It emerges green and by late spring has acquired a slight golden hue to the leaves.

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