Hosta
Hosta 'Blue Daddy'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Daddy
Registered or introduced: 1996
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Plant Size (check one):

Giant (leaf >144 square inches; plant >28 tall)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Growing Habit:

Mound-like

Growth Rate:

Medium

Leaf Shape:

Heart-shaped

Leaf Appearance:

Cupped

Wavy

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Deeply

Leaf Texture (top):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

2 (Good)

Leaf Color:

Intensely Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Intensely Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Shape:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:

Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.