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Hosta 'Summer Breeze'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Summer Breeze
Hybridized by Zilis/Diesen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
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:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Golden Yellow

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:
1" - 1 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive rcn48 On Jun 29, 2005, rcn48 from Lexington, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:

We added this Hosta to our gardens 2 yrs ago. One of my favorite Hostas - from a distance it really 'shines' in the garden and is a real standout with its bright foliage.

Regional...

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

Marietta, Georgia
Machesney Park, Illinois
Concord, Massachusetts
Royal Oak, Michigan
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
South Plainfield, New Jersey
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Galena, Ohio
Glouster, Ohio
Lexington, Virginia
Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin



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