Hosta 'Christmas Cookies'

This cultivar is a tissue culture sport of H. 'Night before Christmas' which was registered by Mark Zilis of Illinois in 2003. The large size hosta is about 18 inches tall and spreads to 40 inches wide. Pale lavender flowers bloom in mid-July.

Similar cultivars include H. 'Christmas Candy', H. 'White Christmas' and H. 'White Elephant'.

       

These 2010 photos were taken at the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside in Michigan, tours and vendors at The American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens in Ohio, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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