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Hosta 'Electrocution'


ZAP! Hosta 'Electrocution' has twisted and rippled variegated leaves that will electrify your garden with form and texture.

'Electrocution' is a hosta that looks like it stuck its finger in the electrical socket!. It is a medium sized hosta that forms an upright mound of tightly rippled, twisted, long and narrow leaves. The leaves are green with yellow margins which lighten to creamy yellow in summer and are slightly shiny. In mature plants, the petioles may have red speckling. The flowers are lavender. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Common Name: Plantain Lily


Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

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


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

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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