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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
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 4 child plants

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  • Hosta

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Location: my front yard
Date: 2014-06-25
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2010-06-29
'Blue Cadet'
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2015-06-21
An update on my border of 'Blue Cadet' which is filling out in th
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2022-06-13
Blue Cadet I divided last year into 11 plants and moved to this n

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: July 2006
H. 'Blue Cadet'
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2013-05-27
Location: My garden
Date: May 2017
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2017-06-18
Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2012-06-20
H. 'Blue Cadet' leaf

Date: 2011-05-30

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2020-07-02

Date: 2010-08-26
Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: My garden
Date: March 2017
Location: My garden
Date: April 2017
Location: My garden
Date: June 2017

Date: 2012-06-01

Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Part Shade Zone 6
Date: 2011-08-12
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, Canada
Date: 2014-06-05

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ottawa, ON
Date: 2012-06-13
H. 'Blue Cadet' used as a border. some of these were single eyes

Date: 2015-05-07
Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2018-07-09
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Comments:
  • Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Jun 25, 2012 10:17 AM concerning plant:
    I have divided this hosta up to make a border in an area which is so dark that most hostas don't grow well. It does very well indeed. Quite easy to divide and fast growing; so it makes a good border.

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