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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Gold Edger'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gold Edger
Hybridized by P. Aden; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978

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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)

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:
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:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)
Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Early
Early/Mid
Mid

Flower Shape:
Bell

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Near White

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive anelson On Sep 19, 2014, anelson from Birchwood, WI (Zone 3b) wrote:

This has been a good plant for me. Very tidy growth habit. Reminds me a bit of Blue Cadet in its habit (closely set leaves) but with a yellow green leaf. As hostas go it is on the smaller side, hence, a good edging plant.

Neutral jody On Mar 3, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 14". Aden 1978.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Carmel, Indiana
Lexington, Massachusetts
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Medora, North Dakota
Glouster, Ohio
Lexington, Virginia
Newport News, Virginia
Birchwood, Wisconsin



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