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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: N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed
Growing Habit: Mound-like
Growth Rate: Slow
Leaf Shape: Nearly Round
Leaf Appearance: Cupped Flat
Degree to which the appearance is present: Lightly
On Mar 5, 2012, lindypuddin from stony mountain, MB (Zone 3a) wrote:
this little hosta got me hooked now on minatures.
i grow them in containers with small bleeding hearts and
columbines. i over-winter them buried in my garden.
i'm zone 3 and have had luck keeping them this way.
On Jun 17, 2011, ogon from Paradise, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:
This is the cutest mini hosta I have ever seen! The leaves and tiny flower scape are in perfect proportion. I have it planted at the edge of a hosta section in my front yard so that it's right next to the large stones that boarder the gravel path for easy enjoyment.
On Jan 9, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:
Blue mounding dwarf 5"x9" with small round gray-green leaves that have incredible substance. Lavender flowers in mid-summer are on short scapes that are in perfect proportion to the clump size. Parent unknown. Deckert 2000.
On Jan 8, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:
On the AHS's list of most popular miniatures for 2003.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, Tuskegee, Alabama Paradise, California Havana, Florida Cordele, Georgia Dacula, Georgia Lawrenceville, Georgia Marietta, Georgia Hammond, Illinois Machesney Park, Illinois Nilwood, Illinois Northfield, Illinois Peoria, Illinois Quincy, Illinois Galena, Indiana Otho, Iowa Lansing, Kansas Barbourville, Kentucky Dracut, Massachusetts Medway, Massachusetts Dearborn Heights, Michigan Plainwell, Michigan Royal Oak, Michigan (2 reports) Traverse City, Michigan Natchez, Mississippi Brick Township, New Jersey Cape May Court House, New Jersey Sewell, New Jersey Canandaigua, New York Southold, New York Elizabeth City, North Carolina Fearrington, North Carolina Belfield, North Dakota Canton, Ohio Coshocton, Ohio Fruit Hill, Ohio Portland, Oregon Ashley, Pennsylvania Churchill, Pennsylvania East Norriton, Pennsylvania Columbia, South Carolina Laurens, South Carolina Hendersonville, Tennessee Flint, Texas Amelia Court House, Virginia Leesburg, Virginia Newport, Washington Denmark, Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin Owen, Wisconsin Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin Racine, Wisconsin