Hosta
Hosta 'Journey's End'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Journey's End
Additional cultivar information:(PP16895)
Hybridized by H. Hansen
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Plant Size (check one):

Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Patented

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Medium

Leaf Shape:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

1" - 1 1/2"

1 1/2" - 2

2" - 2 1/2"

3" - 3 1/2"

Bloom Time:

Early/Mid

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Marietta, Georgia

Royal Oak, Michigan

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Fremont, Ohio

Portsmouth, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 12, 2011, Eleven from Royal Oak, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

I love this plant! It's been a strong grower for me, essentially doubling in size each of the three years I've had it. Needs water as all hostas do but hasn't been fazed by this year's record heat.

Neutral

On Feb 21, 2009, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Plant Patent #16895 - Expiry Date: 04/06/2025