Hosta 'Fortunei Albomarginata'

Hosta ‘Fortunei Albomarginata’

Hosta ‘Fortunei Albomarginata’ is a medium to large, clump-forming hosta that is a sport of H. ‘Fortunei’. It grows to about 2′ tall and can spread up to 4′ wide. Smooth, prominently-veined (9-10 pairs), oval, dark green leaves (10″ long and 6″ wide) are variegated with irregular white margins, with the variegation extending around the leaves and down the petiole edges. It has pale lavender flowers in July-August that rise above the foliage.

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  • Hosta 'Fortunei Albomarginata'
    Hosta 'Fortunei Albomarginata'

Cultivation Notes

Wants an evenly moist soil that is organically rich in part to full shade.

Propagation Notes

Divide in spring or autumn. Best time is before new growth emerges in spring.

In Our Garden

Plant ID: P17024

Found in Tea House,

It is located on the wall about 1/3 of the way from the tea house.

Family: Asparagaceae

Genus: Hosta

Variety: Fortunei Albomarginata

Height: <3ft

Spread: 3ft to 5ft

Growth Habit:
Deciduous
Flowering
Perennial
Water Needs:
Summer - Medium Water
Sun Needs:
Full Shade
Part Shade
Soil Type:
Nutrient Rich Soil
Well-drained
Season of Interest:
Autumn
Spring
Summer
Dormancy:
Winter
Zone:
Zn 0 to 6 - too cold for me!
Benefits and Attracts:
Hummingbirds

Susceptible to Deer, Rabbit, and Slugs and Snails.

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