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Hosta 'Jewel of the Nile'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Jewel of the Nile

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Plant Size (check one):
Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 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:
Non-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:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:
1 (Thick)

Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Golden Yellow
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Early/Mid

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Near White

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive kentstar On Aug 13, 2010, kentstar from Ravenna, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Gorgeous hosta! The colors are deep and rick for me. It has really large leaves, which you can see in the photo of mine. It is a slow grower for me but I bet it will look fantastic when it gets going.

Regional...

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

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia
Detroit, Michigan
Kingston, New Hampshire
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Ravenna, Ohio
Media, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Seabrook, South Carolina



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