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Hosta 'Eagle's Nest'
Tobeytown Nsy. @ TobeyTown Nursery, FL

Hosta 'Eagle's Nest'

R. Lydell 00

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Item #: 4639

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3 qt. (2.8 L) ?


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This is certainly the most unique of the mutations of the famed Hosta 'Sum and Substance'. Hosta 'Eagles Nest' forms very thick, cupped green leaves, each surrounded by a wide golden border. From the "feel" of the foliage, smaller stature, and slower growth rate, I suspect this is a tetraploid. The smaller-than-normal, 3' wide clump is topped in late summer with 2' tall scapes of light lavender flowers. I think you are going to really like this one.