Hosta 'Mighty Mouse' in the Hostas Database

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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: 6-10 in. tall (small)
Plant Spread: 19 inches wide
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Blue-green leaves have a cream margin. The leaves are very thick which creates great slug resistance.
Flower Color: Other: Medium Lavender Tubular shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2013-07-02
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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2015-08-20
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2016-05-13
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-29Needs to be planted
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-17In Bloom
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-11After a fall rainstorm
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-17In my garden
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Location: In my garden...Pl.Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-17More bloom than plant.
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-04-17In my garden
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Date: 2012-05-23
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Date: 2013-05-14
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Date: 2013-05-25
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Date: 2014-07-09
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-07
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2018-05-23
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-07-03
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Location: Northwest NJDate: 2018-08-10TC starter
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Comments:
Posted by Amazindirt (mid-TN - Zone 7a) on May 21, 2017 5:11 AM

'Mighty Mouse' and 'Frosted Mouse Ears' are extremely similar cultivars. However, some reputable websites (including Hallson Gardens and Plant Delights) claim that the light edges on 'Mighty Mouse' are a bit lighter than on 'Frosted Mouse Ears' when they are grown in the same lighting conditions.

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