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Hosta 'Gypsy Rose'

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

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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)
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Light Green
Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Dark Green
Pure White

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Bell

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On Aug 25, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Registered with the AHS in 2003 by J. Anderson of Winterberry Farms. It is a sport of H. Striptease. Flower scapes to 25".

Positive louisenh On Apr 1, 2003, louisenh wrote:

I got this from Bridgewood (BW) last spring and it's settling in. Looks lovely. The light center is separated from the dark edge by a narrow line of pure white - very pretty! BW says it'll stay small and that in bright light the middle turns yellow.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Elberfeld, Indiana
Royal Oak, Michigan
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Southold, New York
Cincinnati, Ohio
Glouster, Ohio
Appleton, Wisconsin



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