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First Mate

First Mate
Item# NHFIR5-25

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First Mate
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Hosta 'First Mate'

It's back!

Hosta 'First Mate' is a tetraploid sport of 'Kabitan'. It features long, wavy, gold leaves with wide dark green margins. The coloration is more pronounced and the growth is more upright than its "parent". A strong grower with lavender flowers that tower 24" tall, well above the colorful mound of foliage. (Machen 2003)

MATURE HEIGHT: 10".

MATURE SPREAD: 21".

HARDINESS ZONES: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9.

FLOWER: Dark lavender, mid season.

SUN EXPOSURE: Part sun to shade.

SIZE SHIPPED: 2.5" pot.


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This time of the year these plants are shipped dormant and fully trimmed:

Astilbe, Hibiscus, Phlox, Sedum.

(others are going dormant and may be shipped trimmed)

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