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HostaDawn's Early Light

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Olga Petryszyn 1998

Origin'Sea Fire' seedling

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width45x115 cm (18x45 in.)

Leaf length x width27x20 cm (11x8 in.)

Vein pairs12

Leaf coloryellow>chartreuse

Variegationviridescent

Leafvery rippled, very corrugated

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height75 cm (30 in.)

Flowerlight lavender

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertile 

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InfoThis introduction from Olga Petryszyn makes a fast growing 3' wide mound of corrugated foliage, brilliant gold in spring, changing to a chartreuse color by summer. Essentially, this is a "Golden Tokudama" that grows quickly and does not scorch. In early summer, the clumps are topped with 30" scapes of light lavender flowers.
Bright lemon-yellow leaves that are ruffled and corrugated.
Leaves darken to chartreuse later in the season.
By far the most feminine hosta you’ve ever seen. Loaded with ripples, undulations and puckering. In the spring it shines in the garden like a lemon-yellow beacon of light. Unmistakable in the landscape. Mounds of light lavender flowers in Summer. Later the plant turns a darker chartreuse-green. Fast growing. This darling is intense.
May be the best piecrust-edged, gold-leaved cultivar ever introduced.
Corrugation intensifies with maturity.

Sports'Rising Star' sport/gy
'Tropical Sunrise' sport/yw

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