Hosta 'Awesome' in the Hostas Database

Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Herb & Dorothy Benedict/Rod Kuenster/AHS
Year of Registration: 2010

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
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Seedling of: Hosta venusta

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2019 pics by Rose1656 Aug 6, 2019 6:07 AM 32
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Hosta Newbie beginning my journey. by SpringGreenThumb Feb 9, 2018 11:21 PM 539
Growing Hosta's from seeds??? by Shy_gardener Nov 4, 2016 2:41 PM 36
I do love foliage! by Cayuga Jun 7, 2016 4:44 PM 7
Wish it weren't so by Paul2032 May 28, 2015 6:52 AM 43
What new hostas do you have on order and from where? by Ticker Apr 14, 2015 11:04 AM 13
Hosta Gardens 2014 by springcolor Jul 16, 2014 7:50 AM 68
Hostas are popping up in Ottawa too! by ViolaAnn May 26, 2014 4:54 PM 51
Growing Hostas from Seed? by Jewell Feb 20, 2017 9:17 AM 57
My newly expanded Hosta bed...... by Paul2032 Sep 24, 2013 9:49 PM 21
Hosta Gardens & Other Successful Shade Plants by gardenersdetective Jun 2, 2013 11:49 AM 0
Moving Hosta by Natalie May 31, 2013 4:05 PM 27
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Hosta Co-op! by virginiarose Jul 27, 2014 8:49 AM 36
Hostas similar to 'Fireworks'? by chelle Mar 2, 2012 5:56 AM 19
New Striped Hosta (streaked) by springcolor Mar 14, 2013 3:55 PM 120
2011 - 'Spring Spectacular Secret Hosta Swap' -Sign-Up Below. by ZZTOPSOIL Jun 30, 2011 7:27 PM 51
This year's newbies by kaylyred Jun 8, 2013 7:52 PM 111
Hostas in Spring 2010 by conifers May 13, 2010 4:56 PM 70

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