Hosta
Hosta 'Earth Angel'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Earth Angel
Hybridized by Hansen
Registered or introduced: 2002
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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:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):

Dull

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Slightly Blue-Green

Color of Leaf Margin:

Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:

12 to 15

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:

Mid

Flower Shape:

Bell

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale 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:

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Mentone, Alabama

Tuskegee, Alabama

Cordele, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Aurora, Illinois

Machesney Park, Illinois

Washington, Illinois

Reading, Massachusetts

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Plainwell, Michigan

Southfield, Michigan

Tustin, Michigan

Natchez, Mississippi

Jamesburg, New Jersey

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Glouster, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Kalama, Washington

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Ellsworth, Wisconsin

Lake Delton, Wisconsin

Marion, Wisconsin

Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 28, 2009, Cheryl8 from Monroe Township, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is the second year 'Earth Angel' is in my garden and it is already over 5 feet wide. It is a magnificent hosta.

Neutral

On Jun 30, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Flower scapes 30". Sport of H. Blue Angel, H. Hansen 2002.