Hosta 'Curly Fries'

Hosta

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

This hosta is a main entre rather than a side dish! Very narrow, ruffled, thick and fancy leaves that give this a unique appearance. Foliage emerges yellow and lightens to a glowing ivory. Form and texture are appreciated. Lavender bloom adds additional pizzazz. Well deserving of 2016 Hosta Of The Year award.

Height

6-12 in

Spread

12-14 in

Interesting Notes

2016 HOSTA OF THE YEAR

Bloom Time

July-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Apply a summer mulch to retain moisture and encourage development of this fine plant. Remove faded flower stalks for best display.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Barrenwort (Epimedium warleyense), Golden Sedge (Carex elata), Chinese False Spirea (Astilbe chinensis), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Leatherwood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

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