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Fortunei Aureomarginata Hosta Plant

12.99
  • - Height: 18-24 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Shade-Part Sun
  • - Bloom Time: July-August
  • - Every order comes complete with a large, Grade #1 bulb, premium fertilizer for rapid growth, and comprehensive planting instructions to ensure your success.
Plant Features

The Hosta 'Fortunei Aureomarginata' plant boasts spinach-green leaves touched with a hint of blue, beautifully framed by deep golden-yellow margins that remain vibrant throughout the season. These broadly ovate leaves, with their subtle puckering, form a medium, sturdy mound, reaching widths of 24 inches. As summer reaches its zenith, racemes of bell-shaped, pale lavender flowers rise on 40-inch scapes, standing elegantly above the variegated foliage, making it a standout in any garden setting. Fortunei Aureomarginata is shipped as a bare root, a method we favor for its ability to establish quickly, double in size compared to its potted counterparts within the first season, and omit the necessity for plastic pots—providing an eco-friendly advantage.

Common Names: funkia, funkias, giboshi, plantain lily

Hosta Companion Plants: Astilbe, Dicentra, Ferns, Geranium, Grasses, Helleborus, Hemerocallis, Iris

Hosta Plant Care Instructions: During the early part of the season, the soil should be kept constantly moist. As the summer heat sets in, allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings. In late fall, once frost has turned the foliage brown, cut it back to the ground. To ensure vigor and prevent overcrowding, divide the roots every 3-5 years. Late fall or early spring are the best times for this task.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 0-6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 36-40 inches
Habit Mounded
Flower Color Lavender
Foliage Color Multicolored
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Cottage Garden, Fall Garden, Japanese Garden, Pollinator Garden, Woodland Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Filler, Focal Point, Ground Cover, Texture
Pet Friendly No
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