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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Dixie Chick'

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

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Plant Size (check one):
Miniature (leaf 2.0-6.0 square inches; plant 4-6 tall)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 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:
Lance

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):
Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White
Green Speckling

Number of Vein Pairs:
Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:
Slightly Rippled

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

Bloom Time:
Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

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 dmj1218 On Jun 19, 2008, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I don't know much about Hosta's; but I like this one because its small, cute, and holds up to the heat and humidity of Houston, Texas (zone 9a) very well. Fits in nicely with tropical plants too.

Neutral jody On Jan 29, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 22". Avent 1999, H. Masquerade X H. Invincible.

Regional...

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

Oxford, Connecticut
Houston, Texas



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