Hosta
Hosta 'Fragrant Dream'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Fragrant Dream
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Plant Size (check one):

Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 tall)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 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:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Heart-shaped

Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Twisted

Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Light Green

Medium Green

Slightly Blue-Green

Streaked with color marked above

Mottled with color marked above

Color of Leaf Margin:

Greenish-yellow (Chartreuse)

Creamy White

Streaked with color marked above

Mottled with color marked above

Number of Vein Pairs:

Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

1/32" - 1/16"

1/16" - 1/8"

1/8" - 1/4"

1/4" - 1/2"

1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:

Funnel

Trumpet

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Near White

Regional

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

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Royal Oak, Michigan (2 reports)

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Marion, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 7, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Variegated, non registered sport of 'Fragrant Bouquet' but the green part is much darker, from Holland. Evidently found in the midst of thousands of 'Fragrant Bouquet'. AKA or possibly the same as H. 'Redolent Nosegay' and 'Miss Saigon'.

(Fransen/Vandertop)