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Hosta 'Fire Island'
Common Name: Plantain Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)


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Notes:
'Fire Island' has brilliant yellow leaves that emerge on red petioles in spring. Red extends from the petiole base up into the leaves hinting at a current direction in hosta breeding: to develop a red-leaved hosta! The foliage darkens to chartreuse in summer. Lavender flowers are held on bright red scapes. A vigorous grower.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Forests, grassy slopes and rocky places from near sea level to 2200 metres.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGold 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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