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Gold Standard Hosta (10 of 15)

Hosta fortunei 'Gold Standard' – Gold Standard Hosta
Medium hosta with golden foliage that is edged in green and lavender flowers
Plant in moist, but-well drained soil
Plant in partial to full shade
Height: 24 inches; Width: 3-4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 3-8:
Zone 3: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; protect from salt; pull back mulch in early spring; divide as new growth appears in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; protect from salt; pull back mulch in early spring; divide as new growth appears in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; protect from salt; pull back mulch in early spring; divide as new growth appears in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or fall; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; divide as new growth appears in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or fall; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; divide in fall or as new growth appears in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or fall; mulch lightly in the fall; pull back mulch in early spring; divide in fall or as new growth appears in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.

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