Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Cameo, 2002, Hansen, H., http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/cameo.html

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Cameo

Origin: Baby Bunting sport

Registered?
R - Registered

Registered Year: 2002

Registered By: Hansen, H.

Originator: Hansen, H.

Vein pairs - Number: 5

Mound General size
Miniature (4" to 6" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Fast

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 10 x 4

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 2 x 2

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Flat

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thin

Color
Green
Margin Cream
Margin Wide
Mid Color and Margin Colors blend to a 3rd color

Flower
Purple
Color Strong
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)
June
July

Scape
Green
Scapes Tall (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
round green leaves, with creamy margin. Medium green gray area appears where edge and center overlap. Leaf margin on second flush of leave have wider margins.

Patented (PPAF)?
No

AHS Registration link: http://www.hostaregistrar.org/detail.php?id=941&Variety=Came...

Hosta Library link: http://www.hostalibrary.org/c/cameo.html

MyHostas Database link: http://myhostas.be/db/view/Cameo

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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"'Cameo' - June 26, 2009"
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"'Cameo' in bloom - July 13, 2009"
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