Hosta
Hosta 'Chartreuse Wiggles'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Chartreuse Wiggles
Hybridized by Aden
Registered or introduced: 1976
» View all varieties of Hostas

Plant Size (check one):

Miniature (leaf 2.0-6.0 square inches; plant 4-6 tall)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 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:

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

Growing Habit:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Medium

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Elliptic

Leaf Appearance:

Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:

5 (Thin)

Leaf Color:

Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Color of Leaf Margin:

Creamy White

Pure White

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Heavily Rippled

Margin Width:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid/Late

Flower Shape:

Bell

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Purple

Regional

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

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Belfield, North Dakota

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Amelia Court House, Virginia

Linden, Virginia

Augusta, Wisconsin

show all

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 29, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flowers are lavender on 18"-20" scapes. Aden 1976.