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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Dixie Chickadee'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dixie Chickadee
Hybridized by Tony Avent; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

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Plant Size (check one):
Miniature (leaf 2.0-6.0 square inches; plant 4-6 tall)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Non-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:
Lance

Leaf Appearance:
Twisted
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Yellow
Green Speckling

Color of Leaf Margin:
Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late
Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral GardenGeek_WI On Aug 25, 2005, GardenGeek_WI from Central, WI (Zone 4a) wrote:

This plant was named by Tony Avent. Different from Herb Benedict's Cultivar

Regional...

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

Royal Oak, Michigan
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Fremont, Ohio
Vancouver, Washington
Madison, Wisconsin
Owen, Wisconsin



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