Hosta
Hosta 'Honeysong'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Honeysong
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Plant Size (check one):

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

Spacing:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Light 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:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Dull

Leaf Substance:

3 (Average)

Leaf Color:

Medium Green

Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:

12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/64" - 1/32"

1/32" - 1/16"

1/16" - 1/8"

1/8" - 1/4"

1/4" - 1/2"

1/2" - 1"

1" - 1 1/2"

1 1/2" - 2

2" - 2 1/2"

3" - 3 1/2"

3 1/2" - 4"

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Trumpet

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Regional

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

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Glouster, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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3
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 29, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Nicely textured leaves of dark green with a wide, very irregular creamy white margins. Margins can extend as far as mid-rib creating a novel appearance. Very rugose. Lavender flowers.

From Alex Summers, one of the founders of the American Hosta Society, and named after his farm in Delaware.

Neutral

On Jan 28, 2005, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes to 26". Summers NR

Neutral

On Aug 19, 2002, Greenwood from Bonifay, FL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Medium mound yellow margined foliage, looks alot like H. Wide Brim.