Hosta 'Forest Fire' in the Hostas Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Forest Fire'
'Clifford's Forest Fire'

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: 26 inches
Plant Spread: 39 inches wide.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Upright,fast growth rate, broadly ovate, wavy, slightly shiny. Slug resistant. Blue-green leaves have wide, dramatically streaked, yellow margins which fade to creamy-white later in the season.
Flower Color: Other: Pale Lavender Bell shaped flower.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Top left taking up most of the picture is Hosta 'Forest Fire' wit

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Location: My garden in Aurora, Ontario zone 5bTop left taking up most of the picture is Hosta 'Forest Fire' wit
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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