Hosta
Hosta 'Orange Marmalade'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Marmalade
Additional cultivar information:(PP16742)
Hybridized by Solberg
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Plant Size (check one):

Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:

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:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

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:

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Yellow

Color of Leaf Margin:

Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:

Early/Mid

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Yes; seed is viable

Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Regional

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

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Lawrenceville, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Cherry Valley, Illinois

Elburn, Illinois

Washington, Illinois

Iowa City, Iowa

Tracy, Iowa

Barbourville, Kentucky

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan (2 reports)

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Syracuse, New York

, Newfoundland and Labrador

Pittsboro, North Carolina

Glouster, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Iron City, Tennessee

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 21, 2009, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Plant Patent #16742 - Expiry Date: 12/02/2023

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On Aug 16, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Leaf size: 7-7.5" long, 5-5.5" wide. Flower scapes 24"-26". Sport of H. Pauls Glory. R. Solberg 2002.