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Hosta ‘Cool as a Cucumber’
Hosta ‘Cool as a Cucumber’
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Hosta ‘Cool as a Cucumber’


USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.710.150

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This showy selection produces an arching mound of long, tapered white and green variegated leaves. Light lavender flowers appear on white scapes in early summer. Large. Sport of H. ‘Cascades’. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Hosta ‘Cool as a Cucumber’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
   112-120 cm
   44-47 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate