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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Lily Pad'

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

Synonym:Hosta yingerii

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Plant Size (check one):
Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial 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

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green
Dark Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
No margin

Bloom Time:
Late

Flower Shape:
Spider

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Deep Purple

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral jody On Feb 2, 2005, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 22"-26". R. Solberg/L. Lombardo 2000.

Positive streaker71 On Sep 15, 2003, streaker71 from New Richmond, WI wrote:

A seedling selection of the Koraen species Yingerii. Very thick substance with high sheen. Late bloomer that produces masses of dark purple, spider-like blooms hels high above the foliage mound. Sets many pods.

Regional...

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

Machesney Park, Illinois
Peoria, Illinois
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Belfield, North Dakota



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