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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Rhino Hide'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rhino Hide
Hybridized by D. Rawson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Upright

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Deeply

Leaf Texture (top):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15
16 to 18

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
3" - 3 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pure White

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Don_r On Oct 12, 2010, Don_r from Comstock Park, MI wrote:

Extremely thick slug-resistant leaves, thick flower petals, and strong stout leaf petioles make this hosta unique and very garden-worthy.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Waukegan, Illinois
Comstock Park, Michigan
Royal Oak, Michigan
Minneapolis, Minnesota



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