Hosta 'Sugar Daddy'

Sugar Daddy Hosta (Sugar Daddy Funkia)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This Mark Zilis discovered mutation of the popular Hosta 'Big Daddy' adds a nice margin to an already superb cultivar. H. 'Sugar Daddy' forms a 19" tall x 3' wide clump of thick blue corrugated leaves, each surrounded by a clean 1" creamy white border. 

More About Hosta 'Sugar Daddy'

  • sport of H. 'Big Daddy'

The clumps are topped with 20" spikes of near white flowers in late spring...simply superb!


16-20 in


32-36 in


12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:


Hosta 'Sugar Daddy' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Good for Shady Sites


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow
  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Flower Color

  • White