Hosta 'Fire Island' in the Hostas Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10-18 in. tall (medium)
Plant Spread: 15-30 inches.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Leaves emerge brilliant yellow on red petioles. Progressively darkens to Chartreuse. Broadly ovate leaves are slightly corrugated with distinctly rippled margins at maturity.
Flower Color: Other: Medium Lavender Tubular shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Let's Celebrate Hostas!Let's Celebrate Hostas!
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 virginiarose (Virginia) on Oct 22, 2012 5:12 PM

The slugs love this plant.

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Posted by Lilydaydreamer (Dayton, KY - Zone 6a) on May 7, 2013 4:14 PM

Always provides a great color splash in spring

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Posted by Tepelus (Nashville, Michigan - Zone 6a) on May 19, 2013 8:20 PM

Beautiful bright spring yellow plant with red petioles. Leaves green up in the summer.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Daily Hosta #176 - 'Paradise Island' by ViolaAnn Mar 25, 2017 2:43 PM 1
Daily Hosta #153 - 'Fire Island' by ViolaAnn Mar 20, 2017 12:17 PM 9
Daily Hosta #110 - seedling from 'Fire Island' by ViolaAnn Mar 29, 2017 1:46 PM 1
Daily Hosta #106 - 'Little Sunspot' by ViolaAnn Mar 24, 2017 4:49 PM 1
Daily Hosta #82 - 'Island Breeze' by ViolaAnn Mar 21, 2017 7:28 AM 3
Hostas, pipe dream in z9/10? by vossner Jun 11, 2017 11:37 AM 21
Red Petioled Hosta by DebbieC Feb 11, 2016 3:31 PM 12
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Hosta House....Salt Lake City by Paul2032 Sep 24, 2016 3:34 AM 16
Success with Fire and Ice???????? by Paul2032 May 26, 2015 11:05 PM 12
A few more from Ottawa, ON in May: D-F by ViolaAnn May 18, 2015 11:49 AM 2

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