Hosta 'Vanilla Cream' 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: 4-6 in. tall (mini)
Plant Spread: 9-12 in.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: This cultivar has lightly red-spotted leaf stalks bearing oval to heart-shaped, cupped, somewhat puckered, creamy yellow-green leaves. Sun tolerant and slug resistant.
Flower Color: Other: Pale Lavender, Funnel Shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Child plants: one child plant

Image

Photo gallery:
Date: 2015-06-22
By Paul2032
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2015-06-22
By Paul2032
Give a thumbs up
Location: Hornbaker's Gardens, Princeton, ILDate: 2015-09-12
By BookerC1
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
By Joy
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Daily Hosta #125 - 'Wylde Green Cream' by ViolaAnn Apr 1, 2017 9:10 AM 1
Daily Hosta #60 - 'Ice Cream' by ViolaAnn Mar 21, 2017 7:27 AM 1
Sun tolerant hosta by Frillylily Feb 13, 2015 6:38 PM 7
Late June Hostas in Ottawa by ViolaAnn Jul 17, 2013 7:36 PM 23
Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists by AlwaysWeeding Aug 23, 2011 10:55 AM 20
This year's newbies by kaylyred Jun 8, 2013 7:52 PM 111
It has begun.. by Ticker Apr 24, 2010 9:16 PM 18

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Hostas Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Hostas (Hosta)

« Visit the Hostas forum

« The Hostas Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "SDB Kaching"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.