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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Cherry Tart'

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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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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

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2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Tulsa, Oklahoma



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