Hosta (Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans') in the Hostas Database

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Alternative cultivar names:
'Elegans'
'Robusta'

Botanical names:
Hosta sieboldiana Accepted
Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans Synonym
Hosta glauca Synonym
Hosta fortunei Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18-28 inches (leaf 81-144 sq. inches)
Plant Spread: 4-6 feet (1.2-1.8 m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Ovate, Corrugated, Thick, Blue-Green.
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 15 child plants

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June 20, 2015

We open the Hostas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Location: Part ShadeDate: 2012-06-03
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Location: My garden.Date: 2011-09-18
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2015-06-22Next to 'Blue Angel'
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-23There is quarter on one of the leaves.
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Most awesome of hostas!
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Location: Putnam County IndianaDate: 2010-05-13
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Date: 2015-06-20
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Date: 2007-06-11Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Part Shade z6Date: 2012-06-11What a fantastic plant. Buds are clusters pf pale grey - green.El
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Location: Part Shade z6Date: 2012-06-11
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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IADate: Fall 2012
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-06-07
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Location: Entrance Way Shade GardenDate: 07/01/2013A little messy but real.
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Location: West Fulton, NY My Shade GardenDate: 2017-05-03
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Comments:
Posted by LarryR (South Amana, IA - Zone 5a) on Oct 20, 2012 11:41 PM

There is a certain beauty in this hosta's leaves, even as it goes dormant for the winter.

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