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Hosta 'Guardian Angel'

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

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
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:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Light Green
Greenish White

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:
Mid
Mid/Late
Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Near White

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On Apr 17, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Slow grower, but huge and gorgeous.

Regional...

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

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Montgomery, Alabama
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia
Cochituate, Massachusetts
Deering, New Hampshire
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Winston-salem, North Carolina
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia
Franklin, Wisconsin
Marion, Wisconsin



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