Hosta 'Vulcan' in the Hostas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10-18 in. tall (medium)
Plant Spread: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: 'Vulcan' is a vigorous, white-centered sport of 'Captain Kirk.' Excellent growth rate and light colored center that does not melt out.
Flower Color: Other: Pale lavender, Tubular shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: It does not set seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years

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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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