PlantsHostas→Hosta (Hosta ventricosa)

Botanical names:
Hosta ventricosa Accepted
Hosta coerulea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
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: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Leaf is heart shaped.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pale purple.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Seed is viable. Does come true. Reseeds freely.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years

Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut

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