Hosta
Hosta 'Pacific Blue Edger'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pacific Blue Edger
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Plant Size (check one):

Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

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:

Heart-shaped

Leaf Appearance:

Corrugated

Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

4 (Above Average)

Leaf Color:

Slightly Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:

Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

No margin

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Bell

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Medium Lavender

Regional

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

Old Lyme, Connecticut

Marietta, Georgia

Machesney Park, Illinois

Durham, Maine

Royal Oak, Michigan

New Ulm, Minnesota

Independence, Missouri

Cincinnati, Ohio

Hope Valley, Rhode Island

Menasha, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 10, 2005, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Nice compact mound of blueish leaves.

Positive

On Aug 8, 2005, KublaiKhan from Machesney Park, IL wrote:

Blue-green, heart-shaped leaves; vigorous growth; sport of 'Gold Edger'