Hosta 'Jewel of the Nile' 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, Blue-green & Gold. Good sun tolerance and Slug resistant.
Flower Color: White
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
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by ViolaAnn (Ottawa, ON Canada - Zone 5a) on Jun 24, 2012 2:58 PM

Leaves of 'Jewel of the Nile' vary widely in their markings and widths of margins. It is sometimes said that no two leaves will be alike.

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