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: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 24 in.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Heart -shaped, light gray-green leaves have wide, creamy yellow margins which become creamy-white by early summer. Gray-blue streaks are painted between the margin and the center of the leaf.
Flower Color: Other: Medium Lavender Tubular shaped flowers.
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

Common names
  • Hosta

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Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2023-08-23
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2024-05-27
Location: springfield MO
Date: 2018-06-25
Light purple blooms
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2022-06-01
Pilgrim Hosta east facing

Date: 2011-07-17
Location: Home

Date: 2015-06-15

Sprinkled with red pepper flakes (to deter squirrels)

Date: 2016-05-17

Date: 2015-06-15

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Home

Date: 2015-06-01
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2009-07-05

Date: 2014-05-08
New spring growth

Date: 2016-05-17
Location: In my garden...Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2009-06-05
With Brunnera Jack Frost

Date: 2016-05-17

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2012-08-13

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2012-07-13

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Uploaded by Paul2032

Date: 2013-05-14
Spring growth

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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