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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Ground Master'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Ground Master

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Plant Size (check one):
Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Lance

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

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

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White
Pure White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1 1/2" - 2

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive louisenh On Apr 1, 2003, louisenh wrote:

Covers ground rapidly without being annoying. Good for edging stone walls. Lots of flowers. Blends well with others, especially taller hostas. Aden 1979

Regional...

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

Machesney Park, Illinois
Cape May Court House, New Jersey



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