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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta fortunei 'Peepshow'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Species: fortunei (for-TOO-nee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Peepshow

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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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

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

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Fast

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull

Leaf Substance:
2 (Good)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green
Yellow
Pure White
Streaked with color marked above

Color of Leaf Margin:
Medium Green
Yellow
Pure White
Streaked with color marked above

Number of Vein Pairs:
9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral jody On Aug 16, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Leaf size 8" long, 6" wide. Flower scapes 20"-30". Sport of H. Striptease. S. Crabb 2002.

Positive streaker On Sep 5, 2003, streaker from New Richmond, WI wrote:

A very streaked and splashy hosta that passes the 100 foot rule. A fast grower that sets viable seeds that produce variegated and streaked seedlings. Newly registerd in 2002 by myself and is currently not available on the open market.

Regional...

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

New Richmond, Wisconsin



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