Hosta 'White Christmas' in the Hostas Database

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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" tall
Plant Spread: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Ovate, wavy, corrugated, slightly shiny, thin, Creamy white with Medium to dark green slightly rippled margin. Morning sun is required to give this cultivar its best color.
Flower Color: Other: Pale Lavender, Funnel 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

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Garden Makeovers:  Moon GardenGarden Makeovers: Moon Garden
October 4, 2012

Did you ever think about giving your gardens a total makeover? My newest garden is probably ten years old and over the years it has had additions randomly tucked in here and there. I've been thinking about a change and I think I'll start with white. How about a Moon Garden where an old patchwork garden used to be?

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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2015-06-21An update on this plant.
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Location: Ottawa, ONDate: 2008-07-20H. 'White Christmas'
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee Date: April 11, 2014early  spring color
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St LouisDate: 2016-06-18
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Mobot, St L. (Missouri Botanical Garden)Date: 2017-08-09
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