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Hosta 'Fire Island'


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Hosta 'Fire Island' has brilliant yellow leaves that emerge on red petioles in spring.


Description:
'Fire Island' has brilliant yellow leaves that emerge on red petioles in spring. Red extends from the petiole base up into the leaves hinting at a current direction in breeding: to develop a red-leaved Hosta! The foliage darkens to chartreuse in summer. Lavender flowers are held on bright red scapes. A vigorous grower.


Common Name: Plantain Lily

Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Forests, grassy slopes and rocky places from near sea level to 2200 metres.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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