Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hosta Curly Fries

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear long, narrow, crimped chartreuse leaves that develop red speckled petioles as they mature. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Slug Resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture