Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Water Requirements
Water weekly during dry spells

Hosta x fortunei 'Gold Standard'

Hosta

This gorgeous Hosta has large, light green leaves with dark green edges, with the leaf centers turning to gold by summer. Additional interest is provided by tall spikes of lavender flowers. Outstanding in shaded borders and beds.

Height:

18-24 Inches

Spacing:

36" (91 cm)

Additional:

leave color changes depending on light levels over time.

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

early-mid summer

Bloom Color:

Pale lavender.

Hosta (hos'-ta)

Family: Liliaceae · Common Name: Plantain Lily, Funkia

Hostas come in a wide array of sizes, leaf colors and leaf shapes. Spikes of bell-shaped flowers are white or lavender and bloom spring and summer. Large hostas are stunning as accent plants. Small varieties are great in mixed plantings or rock gardens.

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