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Hosta Gold Standard

Plantain Lily

Leaf centers change as the season progresses from green to chartreuse to gold to white gold with a dark green margin. A rapid grower and excellent hosta. Bright light needed for best color. Pale lavender flowers in July and August.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$16.19
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  • Category:Hosta
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:20-22 Inches
  • Spread:30-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Lavender

Prefers bright shade and humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil, but will tolerate average to dry soils and full shade.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
July
August
Foliage Color
Chartreuse
Gold
Green
Additional Information about Hosta 'Gold Standard'

Blue leaved varieties will maintain the best color in cool, light shade. Many variegated varieties will lose some of their variegation in the heat of summer or when grown in deep shade.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Hosta 'Gold Standard'

Very drought tolerant once established, they will look their best if provided ample moisture and light fertilization in spring. They can grow in sandy to clay soils. They are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds and can be grown under black walnut trees.