Hosta 'So Sweet'
So Sweet Hosta, So Sweet Plantain Lily, Variegated Hosta
- Main interest:
- green leaf with cream-yellow margins, deep fragrance, fast grower
- partial to full shade
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil
- Growth type:
- Flower colour:
- Flowering period:
- July to August
- green with cream and yellow margins
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 3a: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 1.5 ft (0.45 m) width: 2 ft (0.6 m)
- specimen, border, mass planting, shade garden, woodlot garden, container
Hosta ‘So Sweet’ (Plantain Lily) is a classic, award-winning, Variegated Fragrant Hosta. This is a shorter variety of Hosta with upright, vase-shaped clumps of glossy, medium green foliage with creamy yellow edges. Celebrated for its showy, fragrant white blooms that appear on flowering stems. This fragrant Plantain Lily blooms make excellent for cut flowers.
Also valuable for pollinator species. Best used in shade gardens, adding a peaceful vibe alongside other Hosta varieties, epimedium, wild ginger and ferns.
Also known as: Fragrant Plantain Lily, Fragant Hosta, Variegated Fragrant Hosta, August Lily, White and Green Hosta, Green and White Hosta, Variegated Plantain Lily, Scented Hosta, Sun Tolerant Hosta, Fragrant Sun Tolerant Hosta