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Winter Snow

Hosta

Foliage with Flair

Huge chartreuse leaves up to 16" across with a white edge and wavy edges. As a sport of Sum and Substance, it has a the same great attributes. Large lavender flowers loved by hummingbirds in mid-summer. 

Hosta 'Winter Snow'

Clumps of huge chartreuse leaves with white borders

Leaves up to 16" across

Flowers in mid-summer are hummingbird attractors

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Winter Snow

Plant Profile

Plant Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Light
Part Shade to Full Shade
Average Height
2 - 3'
Average Width
4 - 5'
Average Spacing
4' apart
Hardiness Zone
Zones 3 - 9
Plant Habit
Dense, mounding habit
Foliage Description
Huge chartreuse leaves with a white edge with wavy edges.
Flowers
Pale lavender flower in mid-summer on on arching scapes
More Info
See Features & Uses and General Maintenance above
Winter Snow

See Features & Uses

Features:

  • Low Maintenance / Easy to care for
  • Excellent foliage color
  • Attracts hummingbirds 
     

Uses:

  • Containers
  • Mass Planting
  • Borders
  • Woodland Gardens
  • Shade Gardens
Winter Snow

General Maintenance

Maintenance:

  • For a neat apperance, remove old foliage in early winter when plants are fully dormant and before new leaves emerge.
  • Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring. 
     

Watering & Soil:

  • Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
  • Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist soil. 
     

Fertilizing:

  • If a soil test indicates deficient nutrients, fertilize by applying general purpose fertilizer in spring as the leaves emerge and once more before flowering. Keep fertilizer granules off leaves to avoid burn.

Tips:

  • Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish roots.
  • Very effective in groups or massed. 

Development Story

Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.

Development Story
Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Maintenance:

  • For a neat apperance, remove old foliage in early winter
    when plants are fully dormant 
  • Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring. 
     

Watering & Soil:

  • Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in
    extreme heat.
  • Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist soil. 
  • Water deeply and regularly during the first growing
    season to establish roots.
     

See more info under General maintenance above

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