Hosta 'Hope' 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: 4-6 in. tall (mini)
Plant Spread: 8-10 inches wide.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Ovate, Wavy, Dull, Emerges med. green then turns dark green with an irregular, gold edge.
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Pale purple tubular shape.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division


The Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (Part 2)The Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (Part 2)
June 7, 2011

I hope that just some of the sights of the Chelsea Flower Show in my last article has made you want to see what else was there. There was an awful lot to see and to capture. Chelsea is always full of surprises and this year was no exception. I have always thought of the Chelsea Flower Show to be wrongly named as it is not just about flowers and plants, but has everything, as you will see. So as I have my boots on, let us go and see what we can find!

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Photo gallery:
Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2008-05-19'Hope'
By ViolaAnn
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: July 2005H. 'Hope'
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2018-07-03
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