MyHostas database

Hostamontana 'Aureomarginata'


Originator(s)Fumio Maekawa 1940/AHS 1987

Originmontana sport

Size categorylarge

Plant height x width70x120 cm (28x47 in.)

Leaf length x width30x20 cm (12x8 in.)

Vein pairs12-13

Leaf colordark green,yellow edge





Scape height100 cm (39 in.)

Flowerpale lavender

Flower length 


Flowering periodJuly





Info='Kifukurin Oba'.
JN:Kifukurin Giboshi.
Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Hosta 1985 (Waren Pollock).
Wide yellow/cream margin on large glossy green leaf.
Lavender flowers in early June. Needs some sun for best color.
Green leaves with wide yellow/cream margins.
Glossy pointed leaves. Pale lavender flowers.
Shade to ¾ sun. Very early to emerge in spring.
Early to emerge. Glossy green with wide yellow margin.
Large pointed leaves edged with wide yellow margins; lav. flowers. This is usually the first plant out of the ground in spring and often plagued with frost damage as a result, but if you can get past the frost it's well worth the trouble and will be a showstopper.
Green leaves with wide, irregular yellow margins. Early to emerge in the spring.  A mature clump is one of the most elegant, impressive plants you can grow in the shade garden. 25-75% shade.
Deep glossy forest green center of leaf with irregular gold edge. Gold overlaps green creating an interesting intermediate colouring. Foliage is long and spade-shaped with a prominent point. One of the first Hosta to emerge in the spring. (Plant 36x20)
Huge, pointed leaves with wide, yellow margins. Excellent color all season. Tightly clustered, white flowers in mid-July.
Huge, pointed leaves with vivid yellow margins. Choice! Near-white flowers.
One of those most sought after green centered with broad edging in yellow, gets large. Pale lavendar flowers.

Sports'Ebb Tide' sport/gy
'Emma Foster' sport/yy
'First Love' sport/yg
'Gohon Matsu Fukurin' sport/gy
'Marinda' sport/yy
'Montana Moonshine' sport/gy
'Mountain Haze' sport/yg
'Mountain Snow' sport/gw
'Tsunotori Fukurin' sport/gy

Progeny'Cascades' = 'Banana Sundae' x PP
'Christmas Cheer' = (x 'Color Fantasy') x PP
'Cocky Junior' = 'Sum and Substance' x PP
'Cree' = PP x 'Sea Drift'
'Geronimo' = PP x 'Sea Drift'
'King Tucker' = 'Blue Umbrellas' x PP
'Lady El' = PP x 'Sunshine Glory'
'Memories of Dorothy' = ('Dorothy Benedict' x pycnophylla) x PP
'Metamorphosis' = PP x 'Sea Gulf Stream'
'Mikado' = PP x 'Big Sam'
'Miss Mitzi' = 'Goddess of Athena' x PP
'Miss Tokyo' = 'Dorothy Benedict' x PP
'Montel' = PP x 'Elvis Lives'
'Mount Fuji' hybrid
'Orphan Train Ruffian' seedling
'Outrageous' = 'Dorothy Benedict' x PP
'Plain Jane in a Frilly Skirt' seedling
'Plain Jane in an A-Line Skirt' = PP x sieboldiana 'Elegans'
'Scott Andrew' = PP x 'Paradigm'
'Sir Cocky' = 'Sum and Substance' x PP
'Sir Lloyd T' = sieboldiana 'Elegans' x PP