|Family:||Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)|
|Genus:||Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)|
|Registered or introduced:||1998|
Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10”-18” tall)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
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)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Partial to Full Shade
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Degree to which the appearance is present:
Leaf Texture (top):
Leaf Texture (bottom):
Color of Leaf Margin:
Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9
Appearance of Margin:
1/64" - 1/32"
1/32" - 1/16"
1/16" - 1/8"
1/8" - 1/4"
1/4" - 1/2"
1/2" - 1"
1" - 1 1/2"
Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Where to Grow:
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Machesney Park, Illinois
Royal Oak, Michigan (2 reports)
Litchfield, New Hampshire
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Belfield, North Dakota
North Augusta, South Carolina
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Mequon, Wisconsinshow all