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!
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 virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) 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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