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


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Date: 2015-06-22
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Location: Hornbaker's Gardens, Princeton, ILDate: 2015-09-12
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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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