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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Heart's Content'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Heart's Content

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
4 (Above Average)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Yellow
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1" - 1 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative dahlia10 On Aug 11, 2011, dahlia10 from Ottawa
Canada wrote:

Slug magnet.....It's a shame because this is a nice hosta....or it used to be! I am sad......

Neutral jody On Jul 28, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flowers are pale lavender on 36" scapes.

Regional...

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

Belfield, North Dakota
Glouster, Ohio
Norristown, Pennsylvania



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