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Hosta 'First Mate'
H. Hansen @ H. Hansen Gdn, MN

Hosta 'First Mate'

J. Machen 03

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Item #: 6582

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 10" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

This Mobjack Nursery discovery is a tetraploid sport of the popular H. sieboldii 'Kabitan'. H. 'First Mate' makes a vigorous 10" tall x 21" wide clump of narrow, thick golden leaves, each surrounded by a dramatic dark green border. In mid-August, the clumps are topped with 2' flower spikes of light lavender flowers. I think you will really find this hosta quite unique.