Hosta 'Ice 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: 6-10 in. tall (small)
Plant Spread: 9-12 in.
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Broadly ovate, Dark green center and complimentary gold-green margin, slightly rippled margin, slightly shiny, cupped. Sun tolerant.
Flower Color: Other: Pale lavender, Tubular shape.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

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The Rookery: One of London's Secrets (Part 2)The Rookery: One of London's Secrets (Part 2)
September 7, 2010

The wonders of this Garden never cease to amaze me. I hope you enjoyed your tour in Part 1. Now let us see what other delights we can find in this 3 acre wonder.

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