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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Lovely Loretta'

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

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to 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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped
Folded
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Light Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive smiln32 On Dec 31, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

One of my all-time favorites. Stands out from the crowd with its vibrant bright green coloration. Looks great with the blue hostas and/or dark green ones.

Neutral jody On Jul 23, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Chartreuse leaves 7.5" long, 5" wide. Flower scapes 28". H. Sum and Substance xH. Ginko Craig, M. Zilis/P&J Ruh 2002.

Regional...

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

Montgomery, Alabama
Caseyville, Illinois
Cape May Court House, New Jersey



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