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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: 18-28 inches
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Vigorous grower. Impressive thick, blue, heavily ribbed leaves. Good slug resistance.
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is rarely viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Common names
  • Hosta

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Comments:
  • Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Nov 21, 2011 4:23 PM concerning plant:
    A relatively slow-growing Tardiana blue that holds its colour well into the season. Mine has grown better since I divided it and moved it away from a Linden tree.
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