Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Oxheart, 1976, Minks, E.

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Oxheart

Origin: Green Platter x nakiana

R - Registered

Registered Year: 1976

Registered By: Minks, E.

Vein pairs - Number: 9 - 10

Mound General size
Medium (10" to 18" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Slow
Proportions (w x h) about Equal

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 20 x 15

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 6 x 5

Leaf Shape
Round, nearly round
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Average
Corrugated, Seer-suckered, Dimpled
Dull (not waxy)

Changes Coloring (Summer into Fall)


Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Other Information
nearly round leaves turn dark green (viridescent)

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

MyHostas Database link:

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

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