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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Emerald Tiara'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Emerald Tiara
Hybridized by Walters Gardens Inc.; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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
Partial to Full Shade
Full 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:
Medium
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Bell

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Deep Purple

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Bull70 On Sep 15, 2002, Bull70 wrote:

Yellow Turns Chartreuse; Part Sun Best, Tolerates Sun

Regional...

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

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Jacksonville, Florida
Dacula, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Pontiac, Illinois
Dracut, Massachusetts
Flushing, Michigan
New Ulm, Minnesota
Independence, Missouri
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Medora, North Dakota
Glouster, Ohio
Salem, Oregon
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia



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