Hosta
Hosta 'Tokudama Flavocircinalis'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Tokudama Flavocircinalis
Hybridized by Maekawa/AHS
Registered or introduced: 1987
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Plant Size (check one):

Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 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:

Sun to Partial Shade

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

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Growing Habit:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Medium

Leaf Shape:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Cupped

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Deeply

Leaf Texture (top):

Dull

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:

Dark Green

Slightly Blue-Green

Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Golden Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:

12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1" - 1 1/2"

1 1/2" - 2

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Funnel

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:

Near White

Pale Lavender

Regional

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

Montgomery, Alabama

Marietta, Georgia

Machesney Park, Illinois

Durham, Maine

Lothair, Montana

South Plainfield, New Jersey

Hartford, New York

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Glouster, Ohio

Orrville, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Coppell, Texas

South Hill, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 10, 2007, Jennie_in_MT from Lothair, MT (Zone 4a) wrote:

Very nice combination of colors on the leaves of this Toku. Strong plants with good substance are an asset to the northern garden!

Neutral

On May 26, 2003, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Mature height 14" - 18". Registered in 1987. Color is pale lavender. Bloom starts late June finishes early July.

Positive

On Jan 19, 2003, HummerRachel from Cornwall, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

A great hosta and in my opinion the fastest growing of the Tokudama's.