Hosta
Hosta 'Ground Sulphur'

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

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

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

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

Neutral

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.