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HostaSunlight Sister

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Elizabeth Nesmith/AHS 1986

Origin'Elata' sport

Size categoryMLL

Plant height x width60x170 cm (24x67 in.)

Leaf length x width30x28 cm (12x11 in.)

Vein pairs15

Leaf coloryellow

Variegation 

Leaf 

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height90 cm (35 in.)

Flowernear white

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJune - July

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

Info=elata 'Sunlight Sister'.
Large lemony; that turns bright gold in summer. Classic. Lemon-yellow leaves in spring turn to golden-yellow late in summer; white fls.
Large, sun-tolerant gold. Grows to clumps 42" wide by 26" high. Flower scapes rise 32 inches high on this stable gold form of Hosta 'Elata'.
Gold, nicely pointed foliage on this lovely plant. Lavender flowers.

Sports'Dan Dee Dan' sport/gy
'Neeta' sport/gy
'Step Sister' sport/yg
'Sunlight Cinderella' sport/yg

Progeny'Ciandra' seedling
'Hallie's Honor' hybrid
'Joybells' = 'Frances Williams' x PP
'Little Sister' = PP x 'Sunlight Sister'