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Hosta 'Ground Sulphur'

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

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Plant Size (check one):
Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 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

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:
Slow

Leaf Shape:
Elliptic

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:
5 (Thin)

Leaf Color:
Light Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:
Pale Purple

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive eclecticLC On Jun 22, 2009, eclecticLC from Oskaloosa, IA wrote:

Wonderful minitaure hosta. I have found it to be rather slow growing, but that is perfect as I have it in a confined space with other miniature hosta. It gets some morning sun so the color is a very nice golden green.

Neutral jody On Jan 28, 2005, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Multiplies rapidly. Flower scapes 18". O'Harra 1986.

Neutral Greenwood On Aug 19, 2002, Greenwood from Bonifay, FL (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a small hosta that is slow growing its leaves seems to glow in late evening.

Regional...

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

Bonifay, Florida
Oskaloosa, Iowa
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Belfield, North Dakota
Coshocton, Ohio
Owen, Wisconsin



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