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Petasites hybridus 'Variegatus'

ns: listed in the RHS Plant Finder 2001.

Petasites japonicus var. giganteus 'Nishiki-Buki' ('Variegatus')

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J.C. Raulston Arboretum. May 2003. Two nice plants offered on auction to support the already large variegated plant collections.

 

lc: stripped and marbled light cream to yellow. More cream colored in the chimera as leaves age.
fc: creamy-white
so:
Cotswold Garden Flowers

Petasites japonicus var. giganteus 'Purpureus' (f. purpureus)

ht: 70cm
ha: can be invasive
lc: blackish-purple becoming purplish-green by summer
fc: purplish-pink
so:
Cotswold Garden Flowers

Petasites japonicus var. giganteus 'Variegatus' = 'Nishiki-Buki'

 

Petasites palmatus 'Golden Palms'

lc: metallic golden yellow to yellow-green. Needs enough sun for pigments but no so much it burns.
lw: large blades to 12 in. wide
fc: light pink
ch; USDA 6
introduction, wholesale source:
Terra Nova Nurseries 1998
or: Pavlich found as sport of species in NW US at 1500 ft.