Hosta
Hosta 'Heart's Content'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Heart's Content
Hybridized by Vaughn-AHS-Walek
Registered or introduced: 2009
» View all varieties of Hostas

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

Regional

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

Belfield, North Dakota

Glouster, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
1
neutral
1
negative
RatingContent
Negative

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

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

Flowers are pale lavender on 36" scapes.