Hosta
Hosta 'Little Doll'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Little Doll
Hybridized by Vaughn-AHS-Walek
Registered or introduced: 2009
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Plant Size (check one):

Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

2 (Good)

Leaf Color:

Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Yellow

Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:

Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:

Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Near White

Pale Lavender

Regional

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

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Glouster, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 21, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Originator: Kevin C. Vaughn

Neutral

On Jan 9, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Noted for its attractive, margined foliage and compact growing habit. Grows to a medium sized 15" tall by 34" wide. Leaves are ovate-rounded, moderately corrugated with good substance, and medium green with margins that start out yellow and change to white in early summer. Medium growth rate. Lavendar flowers.

Parent: 'Breeder's Choice' x 'Blue Shadows' (Vaughn NR).