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Hosta 'Dandy Lion'
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Plant Type: Hostas

Everyone loves a hosta with large rounded yellow leaves. This hosta makes a compact mound and is ideal for cool Northern gardens. It has light lavender flowers in June and keeps its golden yellow color well.

Additional information credit to The Hosta Helper:  This cultivar is a hybrid of H. ‘Green Piecrust’ × an open-pollinated seedling of H. ‘Just So’ was registered by Dr. Doug and Mardy Beilstein of Ohio in 2011. It is a large size plant that grows to around 28 inches in height with a spread of around 40 inches. The nearly round, golden yellow leaves are slightly rippled, slightly corrugated, slightly puckered and dull on top. Pale lavender, tubular flowers bloom from June into July.


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Flower Color

Pale Lavender

Foliage Color

Chartreuse/Golden yellow

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Other shade loving plants

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Moist, Rich, Organic

Characteristics & Attributes


Corrugated leaves

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance



Part-Full Shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests