Hosta
Hosta 'Sugar and Cream'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hosta (HOSS-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sugar and Cream
Hybridized by Zilis
Registered or introduced: 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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.