Hosta 'Lakeside Cupcake'


Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lakeside Cupcake
Hybridized by Chastain
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Plant Size (check one):

Small (leaf 6.0-25 square inches; plant 6-10 tall)


9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)


USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

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)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Other details:

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Patent Information:

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Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:


Growth Rate:


Leaf Shape:

Nearly Round

Leaf Appearance:


Degree to which the appearance is present:


Leaf Texture (top):


Leaf Texture (bottom):

Glaucous Bloom

Leaf Substance:

2 (Good)

Leaf Color:

Creamy White

Color of Leaf Margin:

Slightly Blue-Green

Medium Blue-Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

9 to 11

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1" - 1 1/2"

1 1/2" - 2

Bloom Time:


Flower Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Near White

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tuskegee, Alabama

Marietta, Georgia

Machesney Park, Illinois

Elberfeld, Indiana

West Lafayette, Indiana

Royal Oak, Michigan

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Canastota, New York

Mount Airy, North Carolina

Williamsburg, Ohio

Clarksburg, West Virginia

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.