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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Autumn Frost'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Autumn Frost
Hybridized by Hansen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Pale Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
3" - 3 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pure White

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Regional...

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

Royal Oak, Michigan
Springboro, Ohio
Lake Delton, Wisconsin



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