Hosta
Hosta 'Pilgrim'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pilgrim
Hybridized by Rasmussen-Malloy
Registered or introduced: 1997
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Plant Size (check one):

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

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Non-patented

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:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Dull

Leaf Substance:

3 (Average)

Leaf Color:

Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Greenish White

Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/2" - 1"

1" - 1 1/2"

1 1/2" - 2

2" - 2 1/2"

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Tubular

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:

Marietta, Georgia

Chicago, Illinois

Washington, Illinois

Elberfeld, Indiana

Topeka, Kansas

Royal Oak, Michigan

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Ithaca, New York

Belfield, North Dakota

Glouster, Ohio

Salem, Ohio

Friedensburg, Pennsylvania

Norristown, Pennsylvania

North Augusta, South Carolina

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A cute little hosta. Blooms June-July in my garden.

Neutral

On Jan 21, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Originator: G. Rasmussen/A. Malloy 1997

Positive

On Jun 10, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very Pretty small hosta with a perfect mound shape when young becoming more horizontal mounding as it matures. 'Flamboyant' hybrid. 8-12"H x 12-20" W with heart shaped leaves that are light gray-green with wide irregular creamy white to white margins. Good edger Mid-summer bloom on 20" scapes.