Hosta 'Night Before 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: 18-28 in.tall-Large (leaf 81-144 sq.in.)
Plant Spread: 4-6 ft. wide
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Ovate, wavy, slightly shiny, Green margin with creamy white center changing to white. Moderately twisted. A tetraploid sport of 'White Christmas.' Fast growing upright hosta is sun tolerant and slug resistant.
Flower Color: Other: Pale Lavender, Funnel Shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Let's Celebrate Hostas!Let's Celebrate Hostas!
June 20, 2015

We open the Hostas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-07-05
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Location: Ed Burton, NE WisconsinDate: 2007-05-31
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Date: 2015-06-15
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Date: 2015-06-15
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-05-15 10:00 am. Each leaf has a different marking.
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2018-05-24
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Date: 2012-05-23
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Date: 2012-08-13
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Date: 2014-06-05
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Date: 2017-05-24
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
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Date: 2007-06-11
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Date: 2007-06-11Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-10
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-10
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Date: 2006-06-16Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: VermontDate: 2014-06-02
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Location: VermontDate: 2014-06-02
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Posted by SCButtercup (Simpsonville SC - Zone 7b) on Aug 24, 2014 5:37 AM

Seems to tolerate sun better than many hostas, and its pointy leaves provide variety when interplanted with more oval-leafed hosta varieties. Leaves also make great greenery in flower bouquets.

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