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Hosta ‘Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’
Hosta ‘Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’
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Hosta ‘Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.710.800

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This small selection has cupped, green leaves with bright yellow margins, dark green centres and white streaks in between. Margins become apple green in summer and the leaves flatten out. Sport of H. ‘Striptease’. Lavender flowers appear in summer. Suitable also for planting in mixed containers or tubs. Hosta go completely dormant in the fall, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid spring. Easily divided in either spring or fall, but plants may be left alone for years.

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Hosta ‘Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   20-25 cm
   8-10 inches
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate