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Plantidote of the Day 2010-11-21

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Plantain lily

This is a Hosta Krossa Regal or a Hosta Sum and Substance, both have crinkly, large leaves. It has to be one of the easiest, shade loving perennials to grow. There are over 4,000 named and registered hostas available. The reason I can't identify this hosta is that all hostas turn yellow in the fall, and I have way too many of them to remember where I planted what. This was just the first time I noticed the intense yellow color before the leaves turned to mush so I wanted to record the color.

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Submitted by twig on

Wow, that color is amazing, it must be stunning in the shady parts of the garden.