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Hosta 'Diamond Necklace'
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Plant Type: Hostas

‘Diamond Necklace’ is a very pretty hosta. The hosta is ten inches high by twenty-two inches wide. The leaves are 4 and 1/2 inches long by 2 and 3/4 inches wide with a white-centered that is 1/2 inch wide. The leaf also has a dark green margin.

The hosta has medium purple flowers that produce 10-20 inches of scapes in August. This hosta will grow from medium to a fast rate.

‘Diamond Necklace’ is a sport of ‘Ivory Necklace’ from Mark Zilis. It forms a small-size mound of white-centered foliage with purple flowers that tower far above the small clump of foliage. Mature leaves measure 4.5″ long by 2.75″ wide. (Zilis 2010)


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Purple shades

Foliage Color

Dark green shades

Plant Spread

18 inches

Good Companions

Plant Height

9 inches

Scape Height


Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Moist and highly organic

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Late summer

Critter Resistance


shade to part sun

Growth Rate

Medium to fast

Seasonal Interests