Hosta (Hosta plantaginea 'Venus') in the Hostas Database

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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: 20-22 inches tall
Plant Spread: 28-32 inches tall
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Broadly Ovate, Wavy, Very Shiny, Large bright green to Medium green leaf color and no margin.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: Large double flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: It does not set seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-27
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-27
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2009-09-05'Venus' flower
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-27
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2009-09-03'Venus' - FRAGRANT bloom
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Summer pics 2018 by Rose1656 Aug 22, 2018 8:23 PM 69
my small collection of hostas in France by rosebud Sep 20, 2017 6:52 AM 0
Hostas from Ottawa - June 16, 2017 by ViolaAnn Jul 12, 2017 8:40 AM 33
fujibotan flowers by alwaysbehindMN Aug 22, 2016 8:24 AM 1
Best hosta ever by Cayuga Jun 14, 2016 9:46 AM 11
Daily Hosta #183 - 'Gold Drop' by ViolaAnn Mar 17, 2017 2:45 PM 1
Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Daily Hosta #144 - 'Tiny Tears' (chibai) by ViolaAnn Mar 31, 2017 9:11 AM 1
Daily Hosta #135 - 'Venus' by ViolaAnn Apr 1, 2017 9:11 AM 2
Favourite Minis by DebbieC Feb 26, 2016 11:10 AM 25
Hosta under a mature Maple tree. I need advice? by bluegrassmom Feb 18, 2016 1:36 PM 7
Giant Hosta ! by rosebud Oct 12, 2017 10:47 PM 27
Mini Hosta by rosebud May 16, 2015 6:25 AM 7
Sun tolerant hosta by Frillylily Feb 13, 2015 6:38 PM 7
Early June hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 5, 2014 9:17 AM 17
Hosta i.d. please? by alwaysbehindMN May 29, 2014 9:46 AM 0
Hosta of the year 2016 by profesora Jul 25, 2017 5:05 PM 25
Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists by AlwaysWeeding Aug 23, 2011 10:55 AM 20
Anybody hybridizing? by sylviaNDcity Mar 24, 2011 10:35 AM 8
Ottawa Hostas (2011) Regal - X-Rated by ViolaAnn Jul 20, 2011 9:06 AM 10

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