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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Midwest Magic'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Midwest Magic
Hybridized by Schwartz/Zilis; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

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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)
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

Leaf Shape:
Heart-shaped

Leaf Appearance:
Corrugated
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green
Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

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

Bloom Time:
Mid
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive SW_gardener On Mar 10, 2006, SW_gardener from (Zone 6a) wrote:

This Hosta starts out green in the spring then the central margin of the leaves turn a nice chartreuse/yellow for the rest of the season.

Regional...

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

Dothan, Alabama
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Itasca, Illinois
Machesney Park, Illinois
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Toone, Tennessee
Leesburg, Virginia
South Hill, Washington
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Marion, Wisconsin



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