Gold Standard Hosta - Hosta fortunei 'Gold Standard'

Mounding growth habit, useful as a groundcover or in the border. New leaves emerge light green and fade to bright gold with dark margins. The center almost becomes white by fall. Lavender flowers bloom in midsummer. Foliage and blossoms can be used in cut flower arrangements.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Multi-Coloured
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.3 (3 votes)

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Cut back plants in the fall to promote strong vigorous spring growth. Divide plants every few years to maintain plant vigor. 

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