Hosta 'Diamond Tiara'


Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Diamond Tiara
Hybridized by TZ Nursery-Zilis
Registered or introduced: 1985
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Plant Size (check one):

Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)


24-36 in. (60-90 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)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:


Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:


Growth Rate:



Leaf Shape:


Leaf Appearance:

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Degree to which the appearance is present:

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Leaf Texture (top):

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Leaf Texture (bottom):

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Leaf Substance:

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Leaf Color:

Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

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Bloom Time:

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Flower Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:

Pale Purple

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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


Dacula, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Machesney Park, Illinois

Louisville, Kentucky

Middleton, Massachusetts

Royal Oak, Michigan

Traverse City, Michigan

Lothair, Montana

Glouster, Ohio

Salem, Oregon

North Augusta, South Carolina

Madisonville, Tennessee

Rockwood, Tennessee

Hereford, Texas

Marion, Wisconsin

Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jul 6, 2012, Prunerman from Middleton, MA wrote:

Have had these for about 5 years now. They are very hardy and grow quickly. I have split original plant to a total now of about a dozen nice, thickly mounded plants. Excellent investment for frugal hosta lovers. They grow well in shade or sun here in MA.


On Jan 17, 2008, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A.K.A. Hosta nakaiana 'Diamond Tiara'


On Jan 26, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 28"-30". Zilis 1985.