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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Red Alert'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Alert
Hybridized by Nora

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Plant Size (check one):
Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to 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

Growing Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Growth Rate:
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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:
Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
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Appearance of Margin:
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Margin Width:
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Bloom Time:
Late

Flower Shape:
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Flower Fragrance:
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Does it set seed?:
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Bloom Color:
Deep Purple

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Regional...

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

Machesney Park, Illinois



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