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Hosta 'Whirligig'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Hosta Whirligig

Walden West NR

Item #: 2096

Zones: 3a to 9b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L)

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We think this aptly named cutie from Walden West is just adorable. The dark green leaves emerge vertically from the clump with a serious twist that would make Chubby Checker proud. Each leaf is highlighted with a large dramatic central pattern of creamy white. As the season progresses, the white changes first to a light olive-green (reminiscent of "The Exorcist" pea soup scene). Finally, the central color changes again into the same dark green as the outer edge of the leaf... a true Dr. Jekyll kind of hosta. In midsummer, the 20" wide clumps are topped with stalks of medium lavender flowers... truly a distinctive new hosta!

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