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botanical name:
Hosta 'Shade Fanfare'
Hosta 'Shade Fanfare' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Plantain Lily
family:  Hostaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.50m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Leaves are yellowish when young, maturing to light green with creamy white edges. Pale lavender-mauve flowers in late summer.

Moist, humus-rich soil

other notes:
Raised by Paul Aden, Baldwin, New York, USA, introduced 1986, a sport of Hosta 'Flamboyant'.
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