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Hosta
Hosta 'Aristocrat'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Aristocrat
Additional cultivar information:(PP11286)
Hybridized by Falstad
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Plant Size (check one):

Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

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:

Slow

Medium

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:

Intensely Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:

9 to 11

12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:

Mid

Mid/Late

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Itasca, Illinois

Machesney Park, Illinois

Naperville, Illinois

Pontiac, Illinois

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Belfield, North Dakota

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 22, 2009, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Plant Patent #11286 - Expiry Date: 05/11/2018
Sport of H. 'Hadspen Blue'
Walters Gardens, Inc. (ONIR) 1997

Neutral

On Jan 2, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant has heart-shaped leaves with blue-green centers and creamy white edges. It forms a mound close to the ground. The leaves have heavy substance.

Neutral

On Aug 28, 2002, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 14"-18". Sport of H. Hadspen Blue.