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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Dark Shadows'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dark Shadows
Hybridized by H. Hansen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
Heart-shaped

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Number of Vein Pairs:
Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1/8" - 1/4"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Trumpet

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Regional...

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

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Marietta, Georgia
Peoria, Illinois
Norristown, Pennsylvania



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