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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Popo'

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

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Plant Size (check one):
Miniature (leaf 2.0-6.0 square inches; plant 4-6 tall)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
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:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Slightly Blue-Green

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/Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On Jul 9, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Starts off bluish-green and becomes a bit more green as the season continues. Nice substance. It does form seed pods, but not sure if they are viable. Popo's parentage is unknown.

Neutral jody On May 14, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes to 16". Riehl for Russ O'Harra 1993.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Mason, Michigan



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