Hosta 'Illicit Affair' 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: 3-4 inches
Plant Spread: 6-9 inches (15-22 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Elliptic, ovate, wavy, corrugated, Light green with pale yellow margin.
Flower Color: Other: Pale purple tubular shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

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Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Jun 24, 2012 2:52 PM

This plant will emerge with golden leaves, the centre of which gradually turns green leaving a gold margin. New leaves through the season will also be gold at first.

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