Hosta 'Snow Cap' 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: 30 inches
Plant Spread: 72 inches wide
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: The cream to yellow margin is streaked on the very dark green center.Good substance, some cupping, slight folding of the tip. Blue-green leaf with a creamy white margin. Upright and Slug resistant.
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Date: 2006-06-04Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Comments:
Posted by virginiarose (Virginia) on Oct 18, 2011 6:13 AM

In maturity this Hosta seldom looks healthy or attractive. The growth seems to stunt with only one or two leaf displaying after several years, the edges always looking ratty and unpleasant.

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