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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cherry Tart
Hybridized by Scheer
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Plant Size (check one):

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

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 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)

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

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Growing Habit:

Upright

Growth Rate:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Lance

Leaf Appearance:

Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Deeply

Intensely

Leaf Texture (top):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:

Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

No margin

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:

Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Medium Lavender

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 26, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Bright red petioles with gold leaf blades. Colors best with a couple of hours sun. Holds its color well through the summer.

The upright habit shows off the red petioles well. A fast grower.

This has quickly become one of my favorite hostas.

Positive

On May 28, 2009, Pughbear7 from Tulsa, OK (Zone 6b) wrote:

An awesome plant I lookm forward to seeing it in full size.