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Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Florence Shaw/Paul Aden
Year of Registration: 1978

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
Plant Height: 18-28 inches tall -- Large (leaf 81-144 sq.inches)
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Broadly ovate, cupped, corrugated, Huge frosty blue leaves. Slug resistant.
Flower Color: White
Other: Near-white tubular-shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
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
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Bees
Parentage: Hosta sieboldiana var. montana x Tokudama
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Ed Burton, NE WisconsinDate: 2005-07-28
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Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jan 21, 2012 5:31 PM

A sport of H. sieboldiana 'Elegans'. Discovered in Great Britain by two lab technicians named Barbara and Ann
White to pale lavender blooms.
Needs consistent water.

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