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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Canadian Blue'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Canadian Blue
Hybridized by Van Vliet

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Plant Size (check one):
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Appearance:
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Degree to which the appearance is present:
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Leaf Texture (top):
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Leaf Texture (bottom):
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Leaf Substance:
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Leaf Color:
Medium Blue-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
Late

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ChrisZ5 On May 26, 2013, ChrisZ5 from Tracy, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Probably considered a small to medium hosta as it is about 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide after about 4-5 years. Nice blue green leaves, no margin color noted.

Regional...

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

Tracy, Iowa
Underwood, Minnesota



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