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Hosta fortunei 'Patriot'
Common Name: Plantain Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Hosta fortunei 'Patriot'
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The foliage of this excellent cultivar has dark green centres and outstanding, crisp white, streaked margins. The leaves have good substance, are slightly wavy, and display good sun tolerance. Lavender flowers appear on 30' scapes in midsummer. 'Patriot' is a sport of 'Francee' and was awarded the American Hosta Growers Hosta of the Year in 1997. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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