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Hosta 'Julia'

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

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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:
Patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Upright
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Elliptic
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Dark Green
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
1/64" - 1/32"
1/32" - 1/16"
1/16" - 1/8"
1/8" - 1/4"
1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ettajames2luv On May 2, 2012, ettajames2luv from Cincinnati, OH wrote:

Introduction by Peter J. White owner Earthscapes, Inc. Nurseryman for 37+ years. Earthscapes, Inc. Loveland, Ohio better known as growers of native plant material. This Hosta selection was named for his daughter Julie. Other introductions include Ulmus parvifolia 'Matthew' a selection for extreme cold hardiness and early exfoliating bark. Named for Mr. White's youngest son.

Neutral jody On Jan 28, 2005, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 32". H fortunei Hyacinthina sport, P. White 1994.

Regional...

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

Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Cincinnati, Ohio



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