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Hosta venusta 'Kinbotan'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Hosta venusta 'Kinbotan'

Japan, Ruh 02

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Item #: 4289

Zones: 3a to 9b

Height: 2" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Korea

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

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This amazing little sport of the rare Korean native, Hosta venusta, is widely prized in Japan. This tiny clump, to only 1" wide at maturity, requires a special site away from larger perennials. Each tiny heart-shaped leaf is nicely bordered in chartreuse-gold. In late summer, Hosta venusta 'Kinbotan' is topped with equally miniature flower scapes. This is truly a choice gem for the rock garden or similarly small space.