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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Nana'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Nana

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Plant Size (check one):
Dwarf (leaf < 2.0 square inches, plant < 4 tall)

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
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Seed Collecting:
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Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Slow

Leaf Shape:
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Leaf Appearance:
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Degree to which the appearance is present:
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Leaf Texture (top):
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Leaf Texture (bottom):
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Leaf Substance:
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Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
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Number of Vein Pairs:
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Appearance of Margin:
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Margin Width:
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Bloom Time:
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Flower Shape:
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Flower Fragrance:
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Does it set seed?:
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Bloom Color:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive redchic01 On Jul 29, 2007, redchic01 from southern willamette valley, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:

As far as I've been told Hosta 'nana' is the smallest known hosta as most of the leaves are under 1.5" long. It's only about 2" tall and it sure is cute. As you can tell from the picture I missed watering it on one 100 deg. day and it scorched some. Other than that it's quite tough!



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