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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Delta Dawn'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Delta Dawn
Hybridized by K. Vaughn; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990

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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:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:
Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid
Mid

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral jody On Jan 4, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 20"-22".

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Milaca, Minnesota
Maryville, Missouri
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Belfield, North Dakota
Coshocton, Ohio
Glouster, Ohio
Williamsburg, Ohio
Eau Claire, Wisconsin



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