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PlantFiles: Hosta
Hosta 'Sugar and Cream'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sugar and Cream
Hybridized by Zilis; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

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Plant Size (check one):
Medium (leaf 25-81 square inches; plant 10-18 tall)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:
Mound-like

Growth Rate:
Medium

Leaf Shape:
Elliptic

Leaf Appearance:
Wavy

Degree to which the appearance is present:
Moderately

Leaf Texture (top):
Slightly Shiny

Leaf Texture (bottom):
Very Shiny

Leaf Substance:
3 (Average)

Leaf Color:
Medium Green
Golden Yellow
Creamy White

Color of Leaf Margin:
Creamy White

Number of Vein Pairs:
Fewer than 9

Appearance of Margin:
Unknown - Tell us

Margin Width:
1/16" - 1/8"
1/8" - 1/4"
1/4" - 1/2"

Bloom Time:
Mid/Late

Flower Shape:
Bell

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Does it set seed?:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Lavender

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive smiln32 On Aug 6, 2002, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Beautiful hosta....grows well and adds a nice variation to the garden. Transplants very well and doesn't seem to require a great deal of water like some other hostas.

Regional...

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

Montgomery, Alabama
Lothair, Montana
Beaverton, Oregon
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Dallas, Texas
Irving, Texas
Linden, Virginia



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