PlantsHostasHosta 'American Sweetheart'

Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Hans Hansen
Year of Registration: 2002

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
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Creamy white leaf with a medium green margin. Upright and smooth textured. Sun tolerant and Slug resistant. Fast growth rate.
Flowers: Other: Scape is 30" tall.
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Tubular shaped.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR24530
Goes Dormant
Parentage: Sport of: Sea Thunder
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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And the first hosta to wake up is... by kaylyred Jun 3, 2011 8:12 PM 22

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