Hosta 'Rainbow's End' 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
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Possibly the prettiest hosta ever!

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Location: Scarborough, ONDate: 2017-08-09Possibly the prettiest hosta ever!
By MissMew
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Location: Chaska, MNDate: 2013-07-29
By floota
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21An update on this plant. A lot larger than in the previous pictur
By ViolaAnn
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
By csandt
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Date: 2013-05-17
By Tepelus
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2018-05-23
By petruske
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-11
By ViolaAnn
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2016-07-28
By DebbieC
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-21
By ViolaAnn
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2011-08-23H. 'Rainbow's End'
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Date: 2015-04-08
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Date: 2015-04-28
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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2015-08-20
By linjarvis
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Location: Hornbaker's Gardens, Princeton, ILDate: 2015-09-12
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Location: Clymer, PADate: 2017-08-161st year
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Location: Northwest N.J.Date: 2018-08-18
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Comments:
Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Jun 17, 2012 1:24 PM

This is one of the most slug resistant hostas in my garden. 2011 was a very wet year- great year for the slugs. At the end of August 'Rainbow's End' was virtually intact while all the small hostas around it were lace. It's a WONDERFUL plant.

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Plant Events from our members
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purchased from Gilbert H Wild and Sons - $6.30
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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HVX confirmation? by JLWilliams Aug 4, 2018 12:27 PM 5
Summer pics 2018 by Rose1656 Aug 22, 2018 8:23 PM 69
Hostas from Ottawa - June 16, 2017 by ViolaAnn Jul 12, 2017 8:40 AM 33
Small hosta guidance please by Wes Jun 5, 2017 9:09 PM 6
2017 hosta pics by Rose1656 Jul 19, 2018 8:37 AM 88
Hosta Newbie beginning my journey. by SpringGreenThumb Feb 9, 2018 11:21 PM 539
slug resistant hostas by Frillylily Jul 23, 2016 10:52 AM 3
Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Hosta with variegated foliage by rosebud May 7, 2016 10:08 PM 16
Daily Hosta #128 - 'White Dove' by ViolaAnn Apr 1, 2017 9:10 AM 3
Untitled by Rose1656 Aug 13, 2016 2:53 PM 41
Daily Hosta #39 - 'Rainbow's End' by ViolaAnn Mar 27, 2017 1:00 PM 11
More from Ottawa, ON in May: M-X by ViolaAnn May 30, 2015 8:05 AM 5
A few of my favorites in my gardens by Rose1656 Aug 3, 2015 9:24 AM 15
The Hostas prosper in my Utah Garden........... by Paul2032 May 16, 2015 6:33 AM 8
What new hostas do you have on order and from where? by Ticker Apr 14, 2015 11:04 AM 13
Essential and recommended hostas. by ViolaAnn Aug 11, 2014 9:51 PM 2
Early June hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 5, 2014 9:17 AM 17
Hostas are popping up in Ottawa too! by ViolaAnn May 26, 2014 4:54 PM 51
Late June Hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jul 17, 2013 7:36 PM 23

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