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Hosta 'Marilyn Monroe'
C. Brashear @ Brashear Gdn, CT

Hosta 'Marilyn Monroe'

J. Hawes NR

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Item #: 6521

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Light Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L) ?


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


Hosta 'Marilyn Monroe' is a vigorous seedling selection from open pollinated Hosta rupifraga 'Urajiro' seed the late Jim Hawes acquired from Japan. Hosta 'Marilyn Monroe' makes a 2' wide clump, composed of red petioles holding the medium-sized, wavy-edged, grey-green leaves so that you get a good glimpse of the dramatic, waxy-white backs.