Hosta
Hosta 'Salsa'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Salsa
Hybridized by Roozekrans
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Plant Size (check one):

Large (leaf 81-144 square inches; plant 18-28 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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Fast

Leaf Shape:

Broadly Ovate

Leaf Appearance:

Corrugated

Degree to which the appearance is present:

Lightly

Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Light Green

Medium Green

Streaked with color marked above

Color of Leaf Margin:

Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/2" - 1"

Bloom Time:

Mid/Late

Flower Shape:

Tubular

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Does it set seed?:

No it does not set seed

Bloom Color:

Near White

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 18, 2004, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Leaf size: 8" long, 7" wide. Flower scapes 38"-42". Sport of H. Guacamole. A. Roozekrans 2002.