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Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Winterberry Farms/Jim Anderson
Year of Registration: 2003

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: 8 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Leaves start off solid green, then quickly develope dark green borders & radiant gold centers. They are thick and glossy. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Light lavender bell shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Parentage: Sport of: Maui Buttercups
Child plants: one child plant

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Let's Celebrate Hostas!Let's Celebrate Hostas!
By dave on June 20, 2015

We open the Hostas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Posted by Patty (Washington State - Zone 8b) on Apr 26, 2014 8:14 PM

Plant tag: "Dense, open facing mound of heavy textured & intensely dimpled, bright golden yellow leaves with green margins. Small hosta".

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