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Hosta 'Allegan Emperor'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Allegan Emperor
Hybridized by Peter Ruh (H. Deshane, originator); Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

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Plant Size (check one):
Giant (leaf >144 square inches; plant >28 tall)

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

Hardiness:
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)

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Growing Habit:
Upright

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Unknown - Tell us

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Regional...

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

Bloomfield, Iowa
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Pittsboro, North Carolina



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