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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Cameo'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cameo
Hybridized by H. Hansen, Shady Oaks; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002

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Plant Size (check one):
Dwarf (leaf < 2.0 square inches, plant < 4 tall)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 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:
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:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Unknown - Tell us

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (top):
Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Tubular

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:
Deep Purple

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Malus2006 On May 27, 2008, Malus2006 from Coon Rapids, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

I acquire one last year - it survived the winter - I would say it is a dwarf - only 2 inches in diameter so far. Wide margin variegation.

Neutral jody On Jun 23, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 13". Sport of H. Baby Bunting, H. Hansen/Shady Oaks 2002.

Regional...

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

Tuskegee, Alabama
Oxford, Connecticut
Medway, Massachusetts
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia
Portsmouth, Virginia
Owen, Wisconsin



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