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HostaSo Sweet


Originator(s)Kevin Vaughn/Paul Aden/AHS 1986

Origin'Fragrant Bouquet' x 'Aden 462'

Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width55x125 cm (22x49 in.)

Leaf length x width18x12 cm (7x5 in.)

Vein pairs7-8

Leaf colorgreen,(yellow>creamy white) edge


Leafshiny, a bit wavy



Scape height90 cm (35 in.)

Flowernear white

Flower length7 cm (2.8 in.)

Fragrantvery fragrant

Flowering periodAugust





InfoHosta of the Year for 1996 (HOTY).
15" tall. Part Sun to Light Shade.
Glossy green leaves with wide cream edges. White flowers are fragrant. A beautiful, prolific plant.
Glossy light green lanceolate leaves with medium to large white margins.
Fragrant white flowers in August. Likes sun. Fragrant hostas need sun to bloom.
A medium sized green with white margins.
Very fragrant white flowers.
The 1996 Hosta of the Year... this hosta is destined for greatness! The medium sized green leaves emerge with a gold border that quickly changes into a nice wide creamy edge. In late summer, the clump is topped with stalks of very fragrant near white flowers. For us, this is the last hosta to go dormant. Dynamite!
Glossy green leaves with a wide white margin, good substance, will take sun; fragrant lav- ender flowers. The 1996 Hosta of the Year.
Glossy green leaves with white edges. Pale lavender flowers are very fragrant.
A 'Fragrant Bouquet' offspring. Lanceolate, smooth foliage with creamy white edge. The flower is extremely narrow before it opens outward. (Plant 12x8)
A Paul Aden introduction. Hybrid of H. plantaginea with shiny deep green leaves and creamy white changing to white margins. Plant grows rapidly, reaching 14-16 inches tall. The fragrant white flowers appear in August, and match the attractive white variegation.
The AHS pick of the year for 1996. Compact habit, cleanly variegated margins, Large fragrant white flowers touched with lavender. These traits and SUN-TOLERANCE make it a true plant of the year. One of the best. A small spreading clump of green leaves edged with wide white border. Many
fragrant flowers white.

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