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Hosta 'September Sun'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: September Sun
Hybridized by Solberg; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985

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6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
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:
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ViolaAnn On Aug 6, 2007, ViolaAnn from Ottawa, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

Mine gets morning sun and seems to like it. Second year in my garden. It was acquired in a trade.

Neutral smiln32 On Apr 16, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Sport of Hosta 'August Moon'. Colors best in some sun and is somewhat tolerant of sunny conditions.

Positive HummerRachel On Jan 20, 2003, HummerRachel from Cornwall, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

A very good grower and does take sun quite well.

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

Medium large mound of gold centerd foliage 22" high.

Regional...

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

Machesney Park, Illinois
Clermont, Iowa
Cornville, Maine
Omaha, Nebraska
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Belfield, North Dakota
Glouster, Ohio
Beaverton, Oregon
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia
Linden, Virginia
Marion, Wisconsin
Spooner, Wisconsin



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