Hosta 'Mixed Seeds'
Made up of seed collected from many different plants, most will have green or yellow or blue-green leaves. Includes a balance of large leafed types and small to dwarf plants. Most all should be good landscape plants, with a good number with choice, thick leaves. Seeds are easy to germinate and plants are reasonably fast growing. A wide mix that includes many of the more modern types with wavy margins.
Zones 3-9. Lightly cover seeds with seed mix and use 65-80 F, Germination in 10-20 days. The warmer the soil temp the faster the germination. Plants can be grown under 24 hour lights in the winter with very good results from a fall sowing. A very economical way to fill in a shady location with different and unique plants. Seeds are from a few hundred hybrid varieties, and leaf color and shape develops as the plants age, with seedlings nor showing there true potential until they are a few years old.
Lightly cover seeds, germination 7-25 days at F.65 - 75. If little germination move to 32-39F for 30 days, then back to 70F. Can be grown over winter under 24 hour lights with very good results. Hosta species are native from Japan, Korea and China.