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Hosta Orange Marmalade

Sparkling bright golden-tangerine accents in spring, which gradually lighten and mature to pure white by summer's end.
Plant Size:
Large
Flower Color:
Lavender
Product Code:
H234
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Orange Marmalade

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  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta
  • Hosta Orange Marmalade - Eurohosta

Details

When Bob Solberg in 2002 registered this cultivar coming from 'Pauls Glory ' certainly he did not expect such a success. This moderate to fast growing variety, became a hit and it is sold worldwide by many specializing hosta growers. The leaves have yellow-green center and dark green margin. The centre of the leaves has a yellow-orange tone in the early summer time. Later on in the season centre color turns to white. On sunny place much earlier.

How to grow hostas

Save light shade to shade place in your garden to plant hostas. Filtered sun is best for the colorful varieties to reach their full color contrast. The green and blue hostas are the most shade-tolerant. Usually the yellow cultivars are the most sun-tolerant. The most dangerous is a direct sunshine, especially hot afternoon sun. This is the most critical where temperatures are high. Variegated varieties, especially those with a lot of white in the leaves, burn very easily. Blue color of leaves turns to green-blue or even fully green with too much direct sun. Plants with thick leaves are better suited for dry soil conditions than thin-leaved ones, but none is able to grow years-long in very dry soil. Plant hostas in moist, humus-rich soil.

Water your hostas well immediately as you plant them. Give them water regularly during their first one or two growing season.

Hostas grow slowly and may take 2 to 5 years to reach their full size, longer for the largest species and cultivars. Reserve a plenty of space in your perennial bed for hostas. Most of them are medium sized or large perennials. Hostas are almost fully disease and pest resistant. The most dangerous injury can by caused by slugs, snails and deers. 

Additional Information

Plant Size Large   Spacing (h x w) 45 x 80 cm
Leaf Size 15 x 10 cm   Growth Rate Fast
Leaf Color No   Leaf Color (Center) Yellow
Leaf Color (Margin) Green   Red "legs" No
Slug Resistant Yes   Sun Tolerant Yes
Flower Color Lavender   Wavy Leaf No
Flower Fragrance No   Sun Exposure Partial Shade
Hybridized by B. Solberg   Year of Registration 1990
Supplied as free roots  

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