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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'A Dog of Flanders'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: A Dog of Flanders
Hybridized by H. Philips; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2010

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 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:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
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:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Lance

Leaf Appearance:
Unknown - Tell us

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Eleven On Aug 13, 2013, Eleven from Royal Oak, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Hosta Registry Info: H. Philips (ONIR) 2010
Plant: 35 in. (89 cm) diameter, 12 in. (30 cm) high; mound-like; fast.
Leaf: 11 in. (27 cm) long, 4 in. (11 cm) wide; 10 pairs of veins; medium green; slightly rippled; dull on top; very shiny underneath; lance; tapered base; petiole is brownish-red.
Scape: 27.6 to 35.4 in. (70 cm) long;
Flower: 2.2 in. (6.09 cm) long; striped; tubular;
Seed: sets viable seed;dark green, brown dots seed pod;
Clump History: the original seedling; 5 yrs old; Brasschaat, Belgium;
[H. 'Katsuragawa Beni' unknown]



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