Hosta 'Coast to Coast' PP 26,469
O. Petryszyn/H. Hansen 14
Item #: 17104
Zones: 3a to 7b
Height: 36" tall
Hosta 'Coast to Coast' is a bold gold hosta! This gem comes from our friend, Olga Petryszyn, who's known for creating big, bold, vigorous hostas. This beauty forms a monstrous 3' tall x 7' wide specimen with deeply-veined and corrugated bright yellow leaves with a lovely ruffled border. In mid-summer, the clumps are topped with stalks of lavender flowers.
This beautiful hosta is essentially a maintenance free perennial. Once the plant has gone dormant in fall, you may wish to remove the old foliage, which helps tidy the garden. Old flower stalks may be removed after flowering, which we feel helps with clump appearance.
Hosta always grow better in rich, moist soil. They thrive best in clay or amended clay soils, but amended sandy loam can be successful if additional compost or other organic nutrients are added. Dry soils are not problematic for a short time, but hostas will decline if the soil is kept dry over an extended period.
Light shade to a couple of hours of early morning sun are best. Dark shade will not result in a satisfactory plant.
Large gold leaf hostas like this are great to brighten a woodland garden. Their bold texture makes a nice garden foil to more airy-textured perennials.
Hosta flowers are always a great source of nectar for honeybees.
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Flower Color: Purple/Lavender
Leaf Color: Yellow/Gold
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Thrillers
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