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Hosta
Hosta 'Mister Watson'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mister Watson
Additional cultivar information:(aka Mr. Watson)
Hybridized by L. Jones
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Plant Size (check one):

Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Growing Habit:

Upright

Growth Rate:

Medium

Leaf Shape:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Cupped

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Deeply

Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Dull

Leaf Substance:

1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Regional

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

Machesney Park, Illinois

Pittsford, New York

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 26, 2008, KublaiKhan from Machesney Park, IL wrote:

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