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PlantFiles: Hosta, Siebold's Plantain Lily
Hosta sieboldii 'Variegata'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Species: sieboldii (see-BOLD-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata
Additional cultivar information: (aka Koba Giboshi)

Synonym:Hosta albomarginata

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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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Elliptic

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
5 (Thin)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/32" - 1/16"
1/16" - 1/8"

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Funnel

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Purple

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Regional...

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

Clinton, Arkansas
Machesney Park, Illinois
Royal Oak, Michigan
Jersey City, New Jersey
New Hyde Park, New York
Salem, Oregon
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Westmoreland, Tennessee
Belton, Texas
Kaysville, Utah
Muscoda, Wisconsin



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