Hosta
Hosta 'Twist of Lime'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Twist of Lime
Hybridized by Banyai-Solberg
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Plant Size (check one):

Miniature (leaf 2.0-6.0 square inches; plant 4-6 tall)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 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

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:

Lance

Leaf Appearance:

Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

3 (Average)

Leaf Color:

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:

Deep Purple

Regional

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

Tuskegee, Alabama

Conway, Arkansas

Dacula, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Machesney Park, Illinois

Morton, Illinois

Elberfeld, Indiana

Royal Oak, Michigan

New Ulm, Minnesota

Lothair, Montana

Omaha, Nebraska

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Belfield, North Dakota

Cincinnati, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Linden, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

Sumner, Washington

Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On May 3, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

H. 'Lemon Lime' mutation - (Banyai/Solberg - 1991)