Hosta 'Snow White'


Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Snow White
Hybridized by Arett
Registered or introduced: 1983
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Plant Size (check one):

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


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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:

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Leaf Shape:


Leaf Appearance:



Degree to which the appearance is present:


Leaf Texture (top):

Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):

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Leaf Substance:

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Leaf Color:

Medium Green

Creamy White

Color of Leaf Margin:

Medium Green

Number of Vein Pairs:

Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:

Flat/Nearly Flat

Margin Width:

1/16" - 1/8"

1/8" - 1/4"

1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:

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Flower Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Does it set seed?:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Lavender

Medium Lavender

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:

Glouster, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.