Hosta 'Designer Genes'

Plantain Lily

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

A very fashionable Hosta, bright yellow to chartruese leaves with deep red stems accessorized with a lavender bloom. 'Designer Genes' is one size fits all!

Height

16-18 in

Spread

16-18 in

Interesting Notes

Bred by Wrede

Bloom Time

July-August

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea), Snowdrop Anemone (Anemone sylvestris), Spotted Deadnettle (Lamium maculatum), Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata), Primrose (Primula vulgaris), Variegated Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum odoratum), Globe Flower (Trollius )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Chartreuse
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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