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Hosta
Hosta 'Chinese Sunrise'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Chinese Sunrise
Hybridized by Schaeffer-Summers-Ruh
Registered or introduced: 1992
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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)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Medium

Leaf Shape:

Lance

Leaf Appearance:

Twisted

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Very Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

5 (Thin)

Leaf Color:

Yellow

Golden Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Dark Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Slightly Rippled

Margin Width:

1/8" - 1/4"

Bloom Time:

Mid/Late

Late

Flower Shape:

Bell

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:

Medium Lavender

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Geneseo, Illinois

Machesney Park, Illinois

Sioux Center, Iowa

Royal Oak, Michigan

Underwood, Minnesota

Coshocton, Ohio

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

South Hill, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 21, 2003, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 28". Bright yellow with green edge turning all green through summer. Schaffer/Summers/Ruh 1992.