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Hosta 'Blazing Saddles'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blazing Saddles
Hybridized by Avent; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 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:
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:
Slow

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

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

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Bell

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Does it set seed?:
Seed is rarely viable

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive CrowMeris On May 20, 2013, CrowMeris from Greene, NY wrote:

Very nice hosta. Much wider than tall (45" across, 18" high). The scapes reach up a little over two feet. The creamy-white leaf margins are irregular and slightly wider toward the stem end.

It seems to be less susceptible to slug damage than the average hosta. Slow but steady grower.

Regional...

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

Galena, Indiana
Royal Oak, Michigan
New Ulm, Minnesota
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Central Valley, New York
Greene, New York
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania



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