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Hosta ‘So Sweet’
Hosta ‘So Sweet’
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Hosta ‘So Sweet’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.278.720

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This mid-sized selection produces a medium-large mound of glossy, deep green leaves with creamy-yellow margins that lighten to white as the season progresses. In late summer, very fragrant pale lavender to white flowers appear. Situated in a border with up to 6-8 hours of sunlight will produce more flowers. Excellent in a woodland garden and in mixed containers or tubs. Hosta go completely dormant in the fall, and the dying foliage can be removed any time before mid spring. Easily divided in either spring or fall, but plants may be left alone for years. First Hosta to receive the Hosta of the Year award from the American Hosta Growers Association in 1996.

Further details for
Hosta ‘So Sweet’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   45-55 cm
   18-21 inches
   90-120 cm
   35-47 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate