Hosta 'Cool as a Cucumber'

  • Long Tapered Leaves,
  • Crisp Color Contrast,
  • Upright, Arched Mound

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

Hosta 'Cool as a Cucumber'

  • Long Tapered Leaves,
  • Crisp Color Contrast,
  • Upright, Arched Mound

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

(Hosta) With some plants, the name just makes sense. That is the case with Hosta ‘Cool as a Cucumber’. The name just fits the look. The long tapered leaves have a white center that fades to a light green with a darker green margin. ‘Cool as a Cucumber’ is a large Hosta growing 28 inches tall and spreading up to 48 inches wide. The cascading foliage forms a large arching clump. In early summer, flower scapes reach 40 inches tall with beautiful lavender flowers that attract hummingbirds. Plant in full to part shade locations. ‘Cool as a Cucumber’ has average and consistent water needs, and prefers to be planted in average to fertile soil. Hostas create beautiful borders, and can be a perfect specimen for gardens and landscapes. Easy to grow, consider giving ‘Cool as a Cucumber’ a try in your garden.

Hosta ‘Cool as a Cucumber’
Common Name: Hostas
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9What is my zone?
Max Height: 28 – Inches
Max Spread: 48 – Inches
Exposure: Part Shade (4-6 hrs.), Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Hummingbirds
Flower Color: Purple Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering): Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage): Spring, Summer, Fall
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