Hosta 'Cameo'

Mini Hosta

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

This Mini Hosta is a real treasure. Creamy white margins on gray-green leaves. Purple blooms in summer months. A great and reliable performer. Creates an impressive display as a groundcover or along the edge of a bed or border. Plant in groups or as a speciman. Perfect small scale for containers and fairy gardens. Cut flowers make a nice addition to fresh bouquets.

Height

4-6 in

Spread

10-12 in

Interesting Notes

Hans Hansen

Bloom Time

July-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil. Apply a summer mulch to retain moisture and encourage development of the finest, sturdiest plant. Remove faded flower stalks for the best display.  

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Maiden Hair Fern (Adiantum pedatum), False Spirea (Astilbe simplicifolia), Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris), Grayleaf Cranesbill (Geranium cinereum), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Speedwell (Veronica ), Garden Phlox (Phlox ), Prostrate Blue Violet (Viola walteri)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Variegated
Green & White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
Rich
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