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Hosta plantaginea Aphrodite

China NR

Item #: 1967

Zones: 4a to 9b

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3 qt. (2.8 L)

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m nHere is a hosta surrounded by a shroud of confusion. The original plant was discovered in China, then imported by a few gardeners into the US. Unfortunately, many of the tissue cultured plants subsequently propagated had either single or doubly double flowers (a poor culling job). Our plants were propagated here at the nursery from the original imports from China. In gardens with moist soils, warm summer days and cool summer nights , the glossy green clumps are topped in late August with 30" tall spikes of exquisite double white, exceedingly fragrant flowers. In other areas, the buds blast just prior to opening.

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