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'Curly Fries' hosta

By: Garden Gate staff
Would you like fries with your shade garden? If it’s ‘Curly Fries’ hosta, you might want to super-size your order and get several because this is one small hosta.

fp-pg-curly-fries-hosta-lead: Photo courtesy of Bob Solberg What’s really cool about this pretty hosta are the stiff, but not rigid, ruffled leaves.

Leaves emerge chartreuse in spring, then turn gold. If it’s growing in a little more sun, leaves will fade to creamy white by late summer. Deep purple scapes carry lavender flowers in late summer.

Grow it in containers or along a shady path — somewhere you can reach out and touch it to make sure it’s real.

Type Perennial Bloom Lavender in late summer Light Part shade Soil Well-drained Pests None Size 5 in. tall, 16 in. wide Hardiness Cold zones 3 to 9, heat zones 9 to 1

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