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Hosta 'Allegan Fog'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Allegan Fog
Hybridized by Herrema/Ruh; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
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
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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 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 jody On Aug 9, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes up to 20" high.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Pontiac, Illinois
Iowa City, Iowa
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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