Hosta 'So Sweet' in the Hostas Database

Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: Kevin Vaughn
Year of Registration: 1986

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: 22-26 inches
Plant Spread: 48-60 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Other: Glossy light green lanceolate leaves with medium to large white margins, Upright, Sun tolerant and Slug resistant.
Flowers: Fragrant
Other: Large fragrant white flowers touched with lavender.
Flower Color: White
Other
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: not viable
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: 2014 Great Plant Picks award winner

A mature plant. I've had it about 10 years, though I divided it 4

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21A mature plant. I've had it about 10 years, though I divided it 4
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2014-06-20
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2015-06-24
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-06 11:18 am. Full sun makes the edges of the leaves look more golde
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Date: 2018-04-12
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2011-08-23H. 'So Sweet'
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-06 7:09 pm. Here the edges of the leaves appear quite wavy.
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2002-07-07Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Dec 25, 2012 6:52 PM

Plant grows rapidly, reaching 14-16 inches tall. The fragrant white flowers appear in August, and match the attractive white variegation.

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Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Dec 25, 2012 9:05 AM

(P. Aden 1986) Large Cultivar

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Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On March 22, 2015 Plant emerged
Earliest of all my hostas this year 2015.
Seedfork On June 20, 2013 Obtained plant
Walmart
srinehart On September 21, 2018 Obtained plant
purchased from Gilbert H Wild and Sons - $5.40
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