General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 27 inches
Plant Spread: 68 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Some sun tolerance but not slug resistant. Vase-shaped growth habit.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Pale Lavender, Funnel Shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Common names
  • Hosta
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Hosta sieboldiana var. sieboldiana
  • Synonym: Hosta montana
  • Synonym: Hosta sieboldiana var. montana

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Comments:
  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Dec 31, 2012 5:27 AM concerning plant:
    The border will look chartreuse, gold, or white depending on the amount of sun.
  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Dec 31, 2012 5:12 AM concerning plant:
    H. longipes, H. kikutii and H. montana cultivars and all of their variants and hybrids would be good choices to survive extremely dry and hot conditions.
  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Dec 31, 2012 5:24 AM concerning plant:
    A very beautiful specimen plant.

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