Hosta 'First Mate' in the Hostas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

I divided this plant entirely into smaller divisions in 2011 and

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21I divided this plant entirely into smaller divisions in 2011 and
By ViolaAnn
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
By csandt
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Summer pics 2018 by Rose1656 Aug 22, 2018 8:23 PM 69
What's showing up for Spring? by crawgarden Jul 11, 2018 3:14 PM 45
Hosta Newbie beginning my journey. by SpringGreenThumb Feb 9, 2018 11:21 PM 539
new hosta pics by ViolaAnn Jun 30, 2016 6:51 PM 1
Open Garden in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 26, 2016 1:47 PM 6
Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Daily Hosta #97 - 'First Mate' by ViolaAnn Mar 16, 2017 6:15 PM 1
Daily Hosta #75 - 'Electrocution' by ViolaAnn Mar 23, 2017 1:42 PM 2
Free hosta seeds - Canada only! by ViolaAnn Aug 27, 2018 8:45 PM 14
Can you lose hostas overwinter? by Polymerous Mar 24, 2016 2:45 PM 3
A few more from Ottawa, ON in May: D-F by ViolaAnn May 18, 2015 11:49 AM 2
So let the Hosta season begin...... by Paul2032 Apr 26, 2015 7:54 PM 29
Early June hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 5, 2014 9:17 AM 17
Hostas popping up by TaStahl Apr 24, 2019 7:36 AM 48
Hosta seeds for Canadian members by ViolaAnn Jan 17, 2014 5:46 PM 1
New to Hostas, would love help! by Handed Oct 21, 2013 5:51 PM 23
Planting Bare Roots? by SoCalDawg Oct 21, 2016 6:05 PM 33
Hostas for the South?? by virginiarose Jan 8, 2013 7:37 PM 2
Hosta virus x by PollyK May 31, 2013 7:47 PM 45
Mini hostas by PollyK May 1, 2014 4:11 PM 44

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