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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Irish Breeze'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Irish Breeze

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Plant Size (check one):
Dwarf (leaf < 2.0 square inches, plant < 4 tall)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
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

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Ovate

Leaf Appearance:
Flat

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Dull
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Unknown - Tell us

Appearance of Margin:
Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:
1/32" - 1/16"
1/16" - 1/8"

Bloom Time:
Mid

Flower Shape:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Lavender

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive mgarr On Jan 29, 2005, mgarr from Hanover Twp., PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

A very tiny hosta. When the foliage if completely opened the whole plant is no bigger than a $.50 piece. The plant multiplies at a regular rate and transplants take very well. It lives in a small container outside all year long, with no special attention.

Regional...

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

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania



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