Hosta 'Sun Power' 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: 18-28 inches
Plant Spread: 48 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Cupped, Wavy, Corrugated. High sun tolerance, its gold coloring is most intense when grown in sun.
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 viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Great Plant Picks award winner
Child plants: 5 child plants

First year plant.

Hosta Light Requirement TidbitsHosta Light Requirement Tidbits
June 10, 2017

Here are some hosta light/sun requirement tidbits (with examples) gleaned from my experience.

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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2014-07-11
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Date: 2007-06-12Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Date: 2015-06-22
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2009-06-08 5:30 pm. Gorgeous lime green leaves.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2007-05-22 6:19 pm. Wonderful lime green leaves through most of the year.
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2017-06-13
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2007-07-16H. 'Sun Power'
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21This was languishing in a dark corner in the back yard. After I h
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2010-07-19\"sun Power'
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Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah Date: 2011-06-23In a friends garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-23In a friends garden
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-08
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2012-06-20H. 'Sun Power' leaf
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-05-24
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Date: 2015-06-22
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-08-28
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