Hosta 'Paradise Joyce' 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
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Even the recent heat wave hasn't harmed the leaves!

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Location: full sun - zone 7Date: 2019-07-31Even the recent heat wave hasn't harmed the leaves!
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.Date: 2014-07-22
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.Date: 2014-07-22
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.Date: 2014-07-22
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Location: Outside corner of dog's pen; full sun all day.Date: 2015-04-17Late to emerge this year.
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Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Oct 18, 2014 7:40 PM

Tolerates full sun without a problem.

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Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on May 7, 2015 12:55 PM

Very tough to divide. We used a variety of knives, a saw, a shovel and a dead blow hammer to drive the shovel deeper, and ended up having to use an axe. My advice would be to plant it where it can stay without division or divide early and often to avoid the tedious work involved.

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