Hosta 'Liberty' 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: 28 in. tall
Plant Spread: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Upright, Ovate Med.Green-Med.Blue-green with Golden yellow margins. Sun tolerant. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: Other: Pale lavender, Tubular shape.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: OregonDate: spring 2012
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Location: Exeter, NHDate: 2011-05-26
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21The drama queen in my garden!
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: May 11, 2011 10:28 AMLiberty
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Location: Pleasant Grove, utahDate: 2012-05-01In my garden
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Date: 2016-05-15
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: May 8, 2011 4:36 PMLiberty....early spring
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-05-13Leaf Detail
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Location: In my garden, Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-04-17Lovely spring color
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Date: 2016-05-17
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: May 16, 2011 4:11 PMLiberty
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: May 16, 2011 4:05 PMLiberty
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: Jun 2, 2011 8:32 PMLiberty....leaf detail
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-24Summer color
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Date: 2012-05-17
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Location: In my garden....Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-06-07Liberty loves the camera..or does the camera love Liberty
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-06-07Liberty is a very photogenic hosta....in my garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-18In my garden
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Location: OregonDate: summer 2010
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-04-11In my garden
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Location: In my garden...Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-04-17Beautiful spring color
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-01In my garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-08In my garden.....almost begs to be photographed
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2012-07-03H. 'Liberty'
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Date: 2012-08-13
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Date: 2012-08-13
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Date: 2013-05-09
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Date: 2013-05-14
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Date: 2013-05-06
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Location: Ed Burton, NE WisconsinDate: 2010-05-22
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Location: Ed Burton, NE WisconsinDate: 2009-05-30
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Date: 2014-05-05
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Date: 2014-06-10
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Location: western OregonDate: spring 2015
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2015-05-30
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-07
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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Apr 19, 2014 4:12 PM

If I were forced to choose 5 favorite Hostas, I know Liberty would be one of those. It is a beautiful Hosta. Very photogenic as you can see from the pictures in the database. It is attractive as a young plant and absolutely spectacular when mature. Moderate growth rate. It is one of the first to emerge in the spring in my garden. If you grow Hostas and don't have it, I would highly recommend it.

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