Hosta 'Red October' in the Hostas Database

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
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21An update on this plant.
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2011-06-02'Red October'
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: Mobot, St L. (Missouri Botanical Garden)Date: 2017-08-09
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Winter Hosta by crawgarden Nov 24, 2019 3:55 PM 13
New Member by skits Mar 22, 2018 11:36 AM 3
What is the best way to sprout my Hosta seeds? by SpringGreenThumb Mar 12, 2018 3:27 PM 21
New (To You) This Year: 2017 Edition by robertduval14 Jul 18, 2017 8:59 AM 9
Questions on Growing Hosta by SpringGreenThumb Aug 18, 2016 4:43 PM 12
Hosta Newbie beginning my journey. by SpringGreenThumb Feb 9, 2018 11:21 PM 539
Open Garden in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jun 26, 2016 1:47 PM 6
Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Daily Hosta #178 - 'Red October' by ViolaAnn Mar 27, 2017 1:19 PM 2
Red Petioled Hosta by DebbieC Feb 11, 2016 3:31 PM 12
Hosta in pots over winter by gardenglassgems Sep 8, 2018 7:38 AM 11
Which growers would you recommend? by bluegrassmom Jan 26, 2016 1:29 PM 23
Hostas - 2015 - Photos and Chat by Cookies4kids Sep 7, 2015 10:03 PM 130
Hosta House....Salt Lake City by Paul2032 Sep 24, 2016 3:34 AM 16
A few more from Ottawa, ON in May: D-F by ViolaAnn May 18, 2015 11:49 AM 2
Wish it weren't so by Paul2032 May 28, 2015 6:52 AM 43
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
Hostas for sale, $5 each By Profersora's request this thread is closed. by profesora Mar 25, 2014 9:51 AM 22
Hosta of the year 2016 by profesora Jul 25, 2017 5:05 PM 25

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