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Hosta 'Undulata Univittata'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Undulata Univittata
Additional cultivar information: (aka Univittata)
Hybridized by Hylander; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1954

Synonym:Hosta undulata var. univittata

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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 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
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)

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:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Deeply

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:
5 (Thin)

Leaf Color:
Dark Green
Pure White

Color of Leaf Margin:
Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1" - 1 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive KublaiKhan On May 20, 2009, KublaiKhan from Machesney Park, IL wrote:

Tends to emerge earlier than other hostas in the spring. In the trade, sometimes confused with 'Undulata'., Some pale-greenish streaking between center and margins of leaves.

Positive jhyshark On Jul 15, 2004, jhyshark from Scottville, MI (Zone 4b) wrote:

Was given one small set of leaves of this hosta 2 years ago, and now it is a nice healthy clump. The appearance is interesting with the "curly" leaves. It spreads easily and doesn't seem to have any problems as long as it doesn't get too hot.

Positive debi_z On Jun 22, 2004, debi_z from Springfield, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

this was my first hosta. i started with small leaves that had survived the grass invading it over the years. i took the pieces i could find and planted them in a garden bed and they have thrived.
this hosta looks great in my woodland garden. it stands out nicely and also grows rapidly, thus filling in areas quickly and beautifully.
voles got ahold of some of these hostas this past winter. what was left were small pieces of the tops of the rizomes, no roots. i planted them in pots and they are growing nicely. these little hostas are true survivors in my garden beds.

Regional...

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

Cordele, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
O Fallon, Illinois
Ames, Iowa
Louisville, Kentucky
Elkton, Maryland
Springfield, Massachusetts
Hemlock, Michigan
Owosso, Michigan
Royal Oak, Michigan
Scottville, Michigan
Traverse City, Michigan
Duluth, Minnesota
New Ulm, Minnesota
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Portland, Oregon
Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Round Rock, Texas
Fairfax, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
Renton, Washington
Buffalo, West Virginia
Newell, West Virginia
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Lake Delton, Wisconsin
Merrimac, Wisconsin
Porterfield, Wisconsin



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