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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Rainbow's End'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rainbow's End
Additional cultivar information: (PP17251)
Hybridized by H. Hansen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

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Plant Size (check one):
Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
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:
Elliptic

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Yellow
Creamy White

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Green
Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

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

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral sanannie On Feb 21, 2009, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Plant Patent #17251 - Expiry Date: 09/29/2025

Regional...

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

Royal Oak, Michigan
Havre, Montana
Arlington, Washington
Ellsworth, Wisconsin



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