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Scientific Name: Hosta 'Blue Boy'
Pronunciation: HOSS-tuh
Common Name: Blue Boy hosta
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves basal, ovate, glaucous.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Very coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Garden origin (Hosta sieboldiana x Hosta nakaian)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Waterside planting
Additional Info: Google
Blue Boy hosta
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Bluish, Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:3
Corolla Shape:Tubular
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Violet
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Green
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep

Bark or Stem Colour: n/a
Organ Modifications: Fleshy monocot roots

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