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Located in Blackburn Hamlet Since 1911
2832 Innes Road,
Ottawa, ON

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Designer Genes, Hosta

Designer Genes, Hosta

Original Price
$13.00
Price (excl. tax)
$11.69
HST (13%)
$1.52
Price (incl. tax)
$13.21

Leaf Colour: yellow

Flower: purple

4.5" pot: recommend growing on in the pot until July before transplanting into your garden

Hosta Size:
Medium
Width:
30 in
Height:
15 in
Hybridizer:
Arthur Wrede 2005
Image Credit:
Vanessa Chabore
Hardiness Zone:
zone 2-9

‘Designer Genes’ is incredibly striking in the spring as the brilliant yellow leaves emerge from contrasting deep wine red shoots. It quickly grows to form a medium sized mound of bright yellow leaves with showy bright red petioles. Compared to other yellow hostas, this variety holds its coloring longer. Later in the season, the foliage mellows to more of a chartreuse green color. Tall, red scapes carry the purple flowers in late summer.