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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Earth Angel'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Earth Angel
Hybridized by Hansen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:

Growth Rate:

Leaf Shape:
Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Leaf Texture (top):

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:

Flower Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Cheryl8 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 jody On Jun 30, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

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


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

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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