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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Spritzer'

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

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 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:
Upright
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1/64" - 1/32"
1/32" - 1/16"
1/16" - 1/8"

Bloom Time:
Mid
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Purple

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral lmelling On May 31, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Medium-large, cascading mound of gold-centered, green-margined foliage to 22" H x 50"W. Leaves are 9.5" long by 5" wide; think green margin that often streaks into the gold center; shiny top, very shiny underside. The blade is narrowly ovate with a rounded base and long, curved tip; margins slightly, but noticeably rippled; smooth texture; average substance, with 8 vein pair.

Flowers mid-August into early September with pale lavendar flowers on leafy scapes. The plant is fertile.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Glouster, Ohio
Vancouver, Washington



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