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Hosta 'Designer Genes'

Hosta hybrid 'Designer Genes'

Photo: Hosta 'Designer Genes'

General description

This improved selection is incredibly striking in spring as its brillant yellow leaves emerge from wine red shoots. Forms a medium sized mound of yellow leaves with showy red petioles. Foliage turns chartreuse in summer. Red scapes carry the purple flowers. Excellent for groundcover, edging or foundation planting. Also works well in planters.

Plant requirements

Requires shade and moisture for optimum results.

Maintenance

Remove faded flower stalks for best display.

Practical use

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Properties

Height
40 - 50 cm
Color
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Sunlight
Any
Full sun
Partial shade
Full shade
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy