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Hosta 'Age of Gold'

Common Name:
Plantain Lily
Plant Type:
Shade to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone:
Bloom Color:
Bloom Time:
Garden Height:
25-48 Inches
Garden Spread:
58 Inches
  • Bright golden-yellow leaves
  • Large, upright spreader
  • White flowers have a tinge of lavender

For a bold statement in the garden, plant Hosta 'Age of Gold'. The large size hosta has gorgeous yellow foliage and produces almost white, tubular flowers in midsummer. The leaves are smooth and maintain the best color when grown in locations with morning sun or filtered shade.

Uses: Borders, Cottage Gardens, Flower Beds, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Gardens
Nature Attraction: Hummingbirds
Notable Features: Low Maintenance
Growth Habit: Mounding, Upright-spreading

Homeowner Growing Tips: Hostas grow best in moist, well drained soil with high organic content and slightly acidic to neutral pH. They prefer slightly sandy soil over heavy clays as they need aeration for the roots. Grow in high-filtered or dappled sunlight--they can tolerate morning sun but not hot afternoon sun. Hostas are prone to slugs and deer browsing, though some kinds with thicker foliage may not be damaged as badly. Apply slug bait in early spring before the leaves have unfurled to prevent damage. Divide large clumps, if necessary, in spring when sprouts appear, or late summer. Remove dead foliage from the garden in late to early winter.

Review (1)

  • Beautiful Plant

    Posted by Amy Becker on Oct 12th 2020

    Great plant. Nice color. Grew well