Hosta 'Moon River'

Hosta

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Moon River
Hybridized by Lachman
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Plant Size (check one):

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

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

2 (Good)

3 (Average)

Leaf Color:

Slightly Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Yellow

Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:

1/8" - 1/4"

1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:

Mid/Late

Flower Shape:

Semi-bell

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Washington, Illinois

Slidell, Louisiana

Cary, North Carolina

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 5, 2017, crazyyardlady from Cary, NC wrote:

Grows happily with minimal fuss in Raleigh, NC. It stays low to the ground and compact. It is absolutely perfect to fill in around my other hostas that are more upright in habit to hide the stem/base area.

Neutral

On Jan 8, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 24". H. Crepe Suzette X H. Blue Moon.

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