Hosta 'Sweet Home Chicago' in the Hostas Database

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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
Plant Height: 18" tall
Plant Spread: 45" across.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Heart shaped leaves Chartreuse with a Medium Blue-Green margin which is slightly rippled.
Flower Color: Other: Medium Lavender Tubular shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: Hillside in backyardDate: 2011-05-26Sweet Home Chicago
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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