Hosta 'Sea Thunder' 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: Medium- 10-18 in. tall
Plant Spread: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Elliptic, Wavy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Medium Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: one child plant

This one is in dappled shade.

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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Comments:
Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Dec 4, 2011 9:39 PM

I have a photograph of this variety from the Montréal Botanical Garden. It was taken July 13 and is completely full of slug holes. I don't grow it myself, but it may be a particular slug magnet.

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Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Mar 6, 2013 5:20 PM

Great Hosta for southern gardens because of lower than normal winter dormancy requirement.

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