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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Hadspen Blue'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hadspen Blue
Hybridized by E. Smith; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1976

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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:
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:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Cupped
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Flower scapes 20"-24". Paul Aden registered for Eric Smith 1976.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Elberfeld, Indiana
Algonac, Michigan
Scottville, Michigan
Dexter, Missouri
Middlesex, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Medora, North Dakota
Cincinnati, Ohio
Heppner, Oregon (2 reports)
Ione, Oregon (2 reports)
Lexington, Oregon (2 reports)
Salem, Oregon
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Rockwood, Tennessee
Linden, Virginia
South Hill, Washington



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