Hosta 'Island Charm' 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
Plant Height: 10 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Flat, broadly ovate leaves have very dark green margins with lighter green streaking into the white center( center is pale yellow in low light).
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Pale purple, striped, tubular shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed pods are pink, seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division

The plant in my previous image died winter 2012-13. This new divi

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Best mini hosta to grow? by bluegrassmom May 9, 2017 3:26 PM 16
Index to all the "Daily Hostas" by ViolaAnn May 3, 2017 1:25 PM 7
Daily Hosta #145 - 'Island Charm' by ViolaAnn Mar 21, 2017 7:32 AM 1
Mini Hosta by rosebud May 16, 2015 6:25 AM 7
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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Ottawa hostas by ViolaAnn Jul 1, 2011 5:00 PM 12
The Minis by weeding Sep 24, 2010 6:56 AM 101

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