Hosta
Hosta 'Dragon Tails'

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

Dwarf (leaf < 2.0 square inches, plant < 4 tall)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Lance

Leaf Appearance:

Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (top):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

No margin

Number of Vein Pairs:

Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:

Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:

No margin

Bloom Time:

Mid

Mid/Late

Flower Shape:

Trumpet

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Medium Lavender

Regional

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

Peoria, Illinois

Bloomington, Indiana

East Tawas, Michigan

Litchfield, New Hampshire

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Coshocton, Ohio

Williamsburg, Ohio

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Kalama, Washington

Madison, Wisconsin

Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 16, 2013, JenDion from Litchfield, NH (Zone 5b) wrote:

The DG profile for this plant states that it's growth rate is Fast, but in my experience it is SLOW....I have it growing in fairly solid shade, but it gets late afternoon/evening sun, and is growing in excellent compost-rich soil, and it has barely increased in size in over a year.