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Hosta Aureo Marginata

Perfect for Shady Spots and Adding a Touch of Elegance


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  • flowering dateMidsummer to early fall (Jul-Sep)
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height18 - 24 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • ship asJUMBO 1G
  • sun exposurePartial Shade, Full Shade
  • Ideal for shaded or woodland garden areas
  • Variegated leaves add contrast and elegance
  • Attracts hummingbirds, enhancing garden biodiversity

The Aureo Marginata Hosta is a remarkable addition to any shade garden, bringing a lush, cooling presence with its uniquely variegated leaves. Ideal for both new and experienced gardeners, this easy-to-grow perennial thrives in part sun to full shade, making it a versatile choice for under trees, in woodland gardens, or any shaded corner of your yard. It's not just a plant; it's a beautiful way to enhance the tranquility and aesthetic appeal of your garden spaces.

Thrives in Shady Environments:  This Hosta is specifically adapted to flourish in low-light conditions, making it the perfect solution for areas where other plants might struggle. Its ability to grow well in shaded areas allows you to beautify every corner of your garden, even those difficult spots that receive little direct sunlight.

Adds Elegance with Variegated Foliage:  The Aureo Marginata Hosta features striking green leaves accented by narrow cream margins, adding a splash of elegance to your garden palette. The variegated leaves create visual interest and contrast against darker foliage, brightening up woodland gardens and shaded borders.

Attracts Hummingbirds:  Not only does this Hosta enhance your garden's beauty, but it also attracts hummingbirds. The flowers and the plant's structure provide a natural habitat and food source for these delightful birds, adding life and motion to your garden sanctuary.

Product Details

  • botanical nameHosta fortunei 'Aureomarginata'
  • flowering dateMidsummer to early fall (Jul-Sep)
  • flower colorPurple
  • flower formBell shaped flowers
  • foliage typeGreen leaves with golden yellow edge
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateMedium
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height18 - 24 inches
  • planting instructionsSoak roots in cold to lukewarm water for about 30 minutes. Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Firm soil around roots and water in well.
  • pruningRemove spent flower stems to tidy up the plants for the rest of the growing season.
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asJUMBO 1G
  • soil requirementTolerant of a wide range of soils, but best in well drained.
  • spacing24 - 36 inches
  • spread24 - 36 inches
  • sun exposurePartial Shade, Full Shade
  • watering requirementAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • winter careMulch +/- 2" for the first winter. Remove promptly in early spring.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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