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Q.What causes the loss of variegation in hosta?

Zone 7 | mpy added on July 2, 2012 | Answered

The one Hosta plant I have potted on my deck comes out every spring a beautiful green and white but a couple of months later is always turns a faded white and green. How do I stop this?

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Answered on July 3, 2012

What type of light does the plant receive? A variegated plant usually needs less sunlight and must be placed in an area with filtered bright sunlight. Variegated leaves can burn or lose color if placed in direct sunlight.

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