Description: Aureomarginata has large, dark, heart-shaped, green leaves with narrow, bright yellow margins and purplish flowers in the summer. Hostas are extremely popular, hardy herbaceous perennials grown primarily for their beautiful foliage. They are easy to grow, shade-tolerant plants.
Hardy: Zone 3
Bloom Time: Small purple flowers, mid summer to fall
Height: 18''-24'' tall
Spacing: Plant 40'' apart
Sun Needs: Plant in full shade (can be planted in part shade as well, but does better in full shade)
Water Needs: Medium
Outstanding Features: This variety tends to be the first up in the spring so you may need to protect it if there is a chance of a freeze.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes
Tips: Try pairing hostas with Astilbe, Hardy Ferns or Dicentra for added contrasts in plant forms, textures and colors.