Hosta 'El Capitan' 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 in.tall-Large (leaf 81-144 sq.in.)
Plant Spread: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Ovate, corrugated, dark green with yellow margin which is slightly rippled.Good slug resistance.
Flower Color: Other: Medium Lavender bell shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
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

Host 'El Capitan'

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Location: IndianaDate: JuneHost 'El Capitan'
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hosta ID needed for this giant one by pirl Dec 19, 2015 10:25 AM 21
2010-06-06 Wisconsin Hosta Society Sale & Auction by kaylyred Jun 3, 2010 8:06 AM 2
Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists by AlwaysWeeding Aug 23, 2011 10:55 AM 20

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