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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Little Doll'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Little Doll

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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

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Profile:

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2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Originator: Kevin C. Vaughn

Neutral lmelling 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).

Regional...

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

Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Glouster, Ohio



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