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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Green Gold'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Gold

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Pale Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/8" - 1/4"
1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is not viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender
Medium Lavender

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Greenwood On May 19, 2002, Greenwood from Bonifay, FL (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a sport of FRANCEE differs in margin color to creamy yellow ;attractive & fast-growing.

Regional...

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

Broomfield, Colorado
Bonifay, Florida
Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Elberfeld, Indiana
New Ulm, Minnesota
Glouster, Ohio
North Augusta, South Carolina



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