Hosta 'Devil's Advocate'


Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Devil's Advocate
Hybridized by Walters Gardens-Bergeron
Registered or introduced: 2007
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Plant Size (check one):

Giant (leaf >144 square inches; plant >28 tall)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:


Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:


Growth Rate:


Leaf Shape:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Appearance:

Unknown - Tell us

Degree to which the appearance is present:

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Leaf Texture (top):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Intensely Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Light Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

16 to 18

Appearance of Margin:

Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:

1" - 1 1/2"

1 1/2" - 2

2" - 2 1/2"

3" - 3 1/2"

Bloom Time:


Flower Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Marietta, Georgia

Royal Oak, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.