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Hosta
Hosta 'Allegan Fog'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Allegan Fog
Hybridized by Herrema-Ruh
Registered or introduced: 2000
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Plant Size (check one):

Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Medium

Leaf Shape:

Lance

Leaf Appearance:

Twisted

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:

2 (Good)

Leaf Color:

Greenish White

Color of Leaf Margin:

Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Medium Lavender

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Machesney Park, Illinois

Pontiac, Illinois

Iowa City, Iowa

Urbandale, Iowa

Fall River, Massachusetts

Plainwell, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Southold, New York

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Mott, North Dakota

Cincinnati, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio

Fremont, Ohio

Glouster, Ohio

Kalama, Washington

Marion, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
0
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 2, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

The leaves are shiny dark green, slightly undulated with an off-white and green speckled center, that fades as the plant matures. Lavender flowers in mid-summer.

Herrema/Ruh, 2000

Neutral

On Aug 9, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes up to 20" high.