Hosta
Hosta 'Yellow Boa'

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

Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 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:

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Patent Information:

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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:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Elliptic

Leaf Appearance:

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Degree to which the appearance is present:

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Leaf Texture (top):

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Leaf Texture (bottom):

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Leaf Substance:

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Leaf Color:

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

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Bloom Time:

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Flower Shape:

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Flower Fragrance:

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Does it set seed?:

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Bloom Color:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

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Royal Oak, Michigan

Fremont, Ohio

Orrville, Ohio

Kalama, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 15, 2011, Eleven from Royal Oak, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Plant: 15 in. (38 cm) diameter, 12 in. (30 cm) high;
Leaf: 10 in. (25 cm) long, 2 in. (4 cm) wide; 4 pairs of veins; bright yellow;
Scape: 18 in. (46 cm) long;
Flower: Iowa - early July - late July;
[Hybrid of H. 'Subcrocea']

Neutral

On Jan 13, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

O'Harra 1991.