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In his Field Guide to Hostas Mark Zilis takes the mystery out of selecting, growing, breeding, and propagating hostas. Through photos, measurements, and comments he describes the 272 most important hostas in existence.
      This guide does not stop at describing varieties. It delves into topics of interest to hosta growers such as nomenclature, taxonomy, history, and hostas in the wild. All these features along with a thorough discussion of problems faced by hosta growers and the value of various trees, shrubs and companion plants make this a book that every serious shade gardener, hosta aficionado, and horticulturist should own.
  • ring binding and light weight for ease of use and durability
  • featuring the 272 most significant hostas with photos
  • 2300 more hostas listed by category, many with photos
  • new views of hosta species
  • up-to-date information on growing, propagation, sport selection, and tetraploid formation
  • an appendix with information on trees, shrubs, vines, companion plants, and much more
  • a comprehensive HOSTA PROBLEM SOLVING GUIDE
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Hosta Inventory

 

 

Description

 

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Hosta Abba Dabba Do



 

A green-centered sport of 'Sun Power' introduced by Tony Avent of North Carolina: excellent background or specimen plant.  Gold margins, 1/4" wide. medium to dark green centre: good substance.

Size: 28" H by 60" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Abby

 

Small dense mound of green with gold margins.  Sport of Gold Drop.

Size: 12" H by 33" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Abiqua Drinking Gourd

Hosta of the Year 2014

 

 

Deeply cupped, thick-substance, blue-green foliage.

Size: 24" H by 46" wide

Flower: Near-White

Hosta Abiqua Moonbeam

 

 

Gold-margined, green-centered sport of August Moon.

Size: 20" H by 55" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Afterglow

 

 

Striking yellow margin surrounding the large, green, heart-shaped leaves and forms an impressive upright mound.

Size: 24" H by 48" wide

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Afternoon Delight

 

Green centered sport of High Noon.  Upright mound.

Size: 24" H by 52" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Alakazaam

A miniautre long narrow leaves are green with bright yellow margins.

Size: 5" H by 15" wide

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Albomarginata (Fortunei)

 

Medium-large mound of white-margined foliage; also known as Silver Crown.

Size: 23" H by 54" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Albopicta (Fortunei)

 

Medium-large mound variegated seasonally; chartreuse centered in spring.

Size: 23" H by 49" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Alex Summers

 

 

A stunning mutation from H. 'Golden Regal'.   Broadly ovate, dark green leaves with wide, chartreuse streaked margins.    Named after the co-founder and first president of the American Hosta Society, this is a highly coveted hosta.

Size: 20" H by 24" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Allan P. McConnell

 

 

 

Dense, rounded mound of foliage with thin, white margins.

Size: 13" H by 39" wide

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Allegan Emperor

 

 

Huge, vase-shaped mound of foliage that changes from bluish green in spring to a shiny, dark green by July.

Size: 30" H by 72" wide

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Alligator Alley

 

Aptly named, this medium to large sized hosta forms a coarsely textured mound of leathery, puckered, heart-shaped to round leaves of good substance.  

It is a wide-margined sport of the long-popular ‘Dick Ward’, which is named for one of the most accomplished Hosta breeders in the US.  Its leaves display wide, blue-green margins with chartreuse centers that become yellow in summer.

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Alvatine Taylor

 

 

Large mound of gold-margined, blue-centered foliage.

Size: 24" H by 48" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Almost Heaven

 

This is a cool hosta from Doug Beilstein! It has three distinct colors in the leaf, a white center and a wide bicolor border of dark green and chartreuse that produces plenty of energy so that this small hosta grows very well. It really needs a special place of its own where garden visitors can pause and enjoy its beauty.

Size: 14" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Amber Tiara

 

 

An all gold form of  'Grand Tiara' with great, bright spring color. Leaves have extra thick substance. Turns greenish yellow later in the season. Frequently has small sectoral chimeras of white or green.
Leaves have unusual flecking of white and green.

Size: 10" H by 18" wide

Flower: Dark Purple & White

 

Hosta Americana

 

 

Medium sized hosta.  A wide-margined sport of H. 'Loyalist'.  Thick leaves display deep green jetting margins and a nearly pure white, narrow centre.

Size: 18" H by 24" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta American Gothic

 

 

Large sized hosta.  stabilized sport of a Doug Beilstein hybrid of ‘Color Fantasy’ X ‘Sea Drift’ .  Leaves are blue-green in the center with a wide, gold to creamy white margin; moderately corrugated and thick-substanced

Size: 27" H by 52" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta American Halo

 

 

Large sized hosta.  Large intensely blue-green centre, lightly wavy, broadly ovate leaves, circled with a wide rippled creamy white margin.

Size: 22" H by 70" wide

Flower: White

 

Hosta American Icon

 

 

A sport of H. 'Choo Choo Train'.  Green leaves with a wide gold edge.  Forms a very large clump up to 6 feet wide!
Makes a dramatic accent plant.

Size: 24" H by 72" wide

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Antioch

 

 

Large-sized, flowing mound of white margined foliage.

Size: 24" H by 56" wide

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Appletini

 

Sensational dwarf-sized mound of apple-green foliage and attractive late season flowers; Mark Zilis hybrid of a gold sport of ‘Blue Dimples’ X ‘Shining Tot’ (2009 AHS registration).

Size: 6" H by 14" wide

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Aristocrat

 

 

Thick, rich blue, wide and very irregular margins, creamy white jetting toward the middle, dimpled, edges are slightly rippled and slightly cupped. A cream margined sport of ‘Hadspen Blue’..

Size: 12" H by 16" wide

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Athena

 

Medium to large mound of streaked white and shiny green foliage. (Irregular streaking on leaves)

Size: 25" H. by 57" wide.

Flower: Double White Fragrant 

Hosta August Moon

 

Medium-large mound of broad, golden foliage. Hosta Classic.

Size: 20" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Aureomarginata

 

Medium-large mound of gold-margined foliage.

Size: 23" H by 52" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Autumn Frost

 

 

Showy hosta with phenomenal lineage.  Sport of 'First Frost' with extra wide margins.  Frosty blue leaves have bright yellow margins that lighten to creamy white in summer.

Size: 12" H by 16" wide

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Avocado

 

Sport of Guacamole. Medium Gold centre.  Wide green margin.

Size: 24" H by 50" wide.

Flower:  Fragrant Pale Lavender

Hosta Baby Bunting

 

 

 

Small dense mound of bluish green leaves.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Bright Purple

Hosta Big Daddy

 

 

Large mound of slug-resistant, blue-green foliage.

Size: 25" H by 66" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Big Mama

 

 

Large Giant blue-green hosta with very large, rounded, corrugated, heart shaped leaves.

Size: 42" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Bigfoot

 

 

Large blue green with slightly rippled margined foliage.

Size: 30" H by 68" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Biggie

 

 

Huge  mound of slug-resistant, pebbled, dark green foliage.

Size: 31" H by 61" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Birchwood Parky's Gold

 

 

Dense medium mound of gold leaves.

Size: 17" H by 43" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Black Hills

 

 

Medium large mound of dark green foliage.

Size: 22" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Blackjack

 

Blue foliage deems to blue green late in the season - mauve scapes)

Size: 24" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Blue Angel

 

 

Very large mound of deep blue-green foliage.

Size: 32" H by 70" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Blueberry Muffin

 

Blue foliage deems to blue green late in the season - mauve scapes)

Size: 24" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Blue Cadet

 

 

Dense mound of bluish green foliage.

Size: 15" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Purplish Lavender

Hosta Blue Dimples

 

 

Medium mound of powdery blue dimpled foliage.

Size: 14" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Near white Lilac

 

Hosta Blue Flame

 

 

Medium-Large  mound of yellow-edged sport of ‘Fragrant Blue’.

Size: 18" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Lightly fragrant, pale lavender

Hosta Blue Hawaii

 

 

This upright vase-shaped blue hosta from Olga Petryszyn displays wonderful blue corrugated leaves with the classic heart-shape. White flowers top the clump in early summer.

Size: 30" H by 42" wide.

Flower: White Fragrant

 

Hosta Blue Ivory

 

 

Showy sport of the ever-popular 'Halcyon'.  Medium sized hosta with thick, slug resistant foliage.   In spring, the leaves display a wide, creamy white margin and blue center.  By summer, the margins have brightened to white and the center deepens to blue-green.  During the heat of late summer, a greenish blush may appear over portions of the margin.

Size: 16" H by 30" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Blue Jay

 

 

This small- medium  Herb Benedict blue has an intense blue coloration, perhaps the bluest of any hosta. Leaves are heart-shaped and have excellent substance. A wonderful blue hosta that can provide a sharp contrast to the gold hostas in the landscape.

Size: 10" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Blue Mammoth

 

 

Huge mound of slug-resistant blue foliage.

Size: 34" H by 65" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Blue Maui

 

 

All-green sport of 'Rainforest Sunrise'; Rounded leaves, cupped,  corrugated.

Size: 12" H by 30" wide.

Flower: near-white

Hosta Blue Moon

 

 

Dense medium mound of intensely blue, deeply cupped foliage; slug-resistant.

Size: 10" H by 23" wide.

Flower: Whitish

Hosta Blue Mouse Ears

Designer Hosta

 

Hosta of the Year 2008

 

 

Makes a dense mound and has an excellent flower display. Some say this is a miniature or dwarf hosta but with its excellent growth rate we think it will more likely be considered a small hosta. Will be 2008 Hosta of the Year.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Blue Shadows

 

 

 

Medium  mound of chartreuse-centered blue-margined foliage; slug- resistant.

Size: 18" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Blue Sliver

 

 

Small mound of thick wedge-shaped leaves form a nice small clump of blue leaves that have good substance.
H. 'Blue Sliver' makes a small clump of narrow wedge-shaped, powder blue leaves

Size: 6" H by 15" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Blue Umbrellas

 

 

Huge mound of bluish-green leaves that cup downward.

Size: 33" H by 72" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Blue Wedgwood

 

 

Medium mound of deep blue foliage; slug-resistant.

Size: 19" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Bluish Lavender

Hosta Bold Edger

 

 

Medium mound of green leaves neatly edged in white.

Size: 19" H by 45" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Brenda's Beauty  

Stunningly Beautiful foliage with light gold centres and green margins.  Sport of Gold Standard.

Size: 18" H by 40" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Broad Band

 

 

 

This show specimen forms a wide clump of attractive heart-shaped leaves with extra wide creamy yellow to creamy white margins that jet into the dark green centre.

Size: 18" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Bressingham Blue

 

Medium-Large mound of cupped, puckered, heart-shaped blue foliage.

Size: 24" H by 36" wide.

Flower: White

 

 

Hosta Bridal Falls

This large hosta forms an attractively rounded mound of cascading green leaves with pale yellow to creamy white margins.  Heart-shaped leaves are edged in pie crust waves and have deep veining.

Size: 26"-28" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Bright Lights

 

Mound of gold-centered blue-green margin puckered leaves.

Size: 19" H by 52" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Brim Cup

 

Cupped foliage with distinct white margins that sometimes tear.

Size: 14" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Brother Stephan

 

A large sized hosta with a moderate growth rate.  Described by many as the most spectacular hosta they have ever seen!  Thick, heavily corrugated and puckered leaves are green with a brilliant gold centre.  In spring, the margin may have a waxy coating making it appear more blue, and the center may be more chartreuse. Thick leaves exhibit slug resistance.

Size: 20" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

 

Hosta Brutus

 


Very Large upright clump.  Huge, dark green leaves which are a little unruly. Purple flowers in early summer on tall scapes. Makes an impressive specimen if raised above ground level. 'Brutus' is a beast!  

Size: 36" H by 65" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Calico Mouse Ears

Round with heavy substance, blue leaves have gold streaked leaves circled by a golden margin.  This little gem is very limited. .

Size: 5" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Camelot

 

'Camelot' has intense blue heart-shaped leaves with excellent substance and are slug resistant.   A nice choice for a specimen hosta.

Size: 14" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

 

Hosta California Gold Rush (2014)

Sport of 'Sutter's Mill' developed by Q & Z Nursery offering gold-centered, green-margined foliage; great companion plant to its mother plant and 'Sacramento', its reversed form.

Size:22" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Cameo

 

Cameo is just as sophisticated as the cameo brooches are old-fashioned! This mini hosta is one of the variegated sports of Baby Bunting and has the reverse variegation pattern of its sister, Pandora's Box. Perfect for the rock garden, along an edge, or in an attractive container. 

Size: 4" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Canadian Shield

 

Green leaf sport of Halcyon.

Size: 18" H by 43" wide.

Flower: Pale Bluish  Lavender

Hosta Candy Hearts

 

Rounded dense mound of heart-shaped green foliage.

Size: 17" H by 43" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Captain Kirk

Designer Hosta

 

Dark green margin with 3" wide gold centered foliage.  Sport of Gold Standard.

Size: 23" H by 43" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Captain's Adventure
 

 

Three colored cream, yellow, green lined and maple leaf formed diploid variety.  Sport of Captain Kirk.

Size: 16" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Carnival

 

Open mound of broad leaves with wide creamy yellow margin.

Size: 18" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Carolina Blue

 

Medium mound that holds its rich blue colour into mid summer.

Size: 16" H by 35" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Carolina Sunshine

 

Attractive yellow-margined hybrid of 'Swoosh' X H. tibae from Tony Avent; 2001 AHS convention plant; dense mound habit

Size: 13" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Cat and Mouse

 

(H. Hansen/Shady Oaks Nursery, Reg. Pending) Mini The thick leaves of this medio-variegated sport of 'Blue Mouse Ears' have a chartreuse interior circled by an uneven blue-green margin. Lighter shades of green appear where the two colors overlap.   For borders, troughs, or rock gardens in light shade.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Cathedral Windows

 

H. Hansen, 2005) L The domed, heart-shaped leaves of 'Cathedral Windows' glow from a golden-yellow interior. The wide, dark green leaf margin is significantly wider than the parent plant, 'Stained Glass'. Essentially a bright yellow version of 'Holy Moly',    Bright filtered light draws out the best coloration on this vigorous grower. Asexual propagation prohibited by law.

Size: 14" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Near White Fragrant

 

Hosta Catherine

 

Hosta Catherine thick leaved tardiana type with a Hosta 'June' pattern, similar to Hosta 'Touch of Class' but not the same has more yellow in the leaves. Medium mound size at maturity.  Golden-yellow with blue-green margins.

Size: 24" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Cat's Eye

 

Outstanding variegated dwarf for the rock garden or trough; Hosta venusta origin; has been called both 'Cat's Eye' and 'Cat's Eyes' in the nursery trade.

Size: 5" H by 14" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Center of Attention

 

All plants want to be (the) Center of Attention in gardens, hosta catalogs, and websites! Check out the heart-shaped leaves with creamy yellow centers and 2-tone green margins streaking to the centers and you'll understand its attraction. 

Size: 15" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Cerveza

 

Amber gold sport of 'Avocado' offering thick substance.  Fragrant Flower.

Size: 20" H by 45" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Chain Lightning

 

Tremendous white-centered cultivar from Dick & Jane Ward; excellent contrast between the leaf margin and center

Size: 16" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Champagne Toast

 

 

Foliage begins the season yellow-centered with bluish green margins, but changes to white-centered with a green margin by mid-July.  Out of the same variegated seedling that produced ‘American Gothic’ (white-margined leaves) and ‘Interstate 71’ (blue foliage) comes this center-variegated beauty. 'Champagne Toast’ is a stabilized sport of a Doug Beilstein hybrid of ‘Color Fantasy’ X ‘Sea Drift’ developed by Q & Z Nursery.

Size: 16" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Chantilly Lace

 

Semi-upright mound of wavy-edged white marginated foliage.

Size: 16" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Chartreuse Wiggles

 

Who can't love the whimsical sea-creature-like effect of this classic Paul Aden variety? Very narrow wiggly yellow leaves comprise the miniature mound of foliage perfect for edging, walkways, or showcased into a rock garden.

Size: 6" H by 26" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Cherish

 

(H. Hansen/Shady Oaks Nursery, 2002) Mini The third in a series of sports from 'Baby Bunting', 'Cherish' features round leaves with a streaky yellow center. The center fades to near-white by midsummer. 'Cherish' is perfect for the rock garden, dwarf bed, or front of the hosta border.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Tiny purple

Hosta Chinese Sunrise

 

Sport of Lancifolia, gold centered foliage in spring, turning green thereafter.

Size: 19" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Christmas Candy

 

 

Medium mound of creamy white centered, green margined foliage.  Sport of Night before Christmas.

Size: 12" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender 

 

Hosta Christmas Cookies

 

 

Sport of 'Night before Christmas' developed at our nursery; much wider, white leaf center; good vigor for a white-centered cultivar; tetraploid.

Size: 14" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender 

 

Hosta Christmas Tree

 

Medium-large mound of rounded, white-marginated leaves; purple seed pods.

Size: 23" H by 56" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Church Mouse

BThis cute miniature to small hosta forms a compact mound of intensely wavy, thick, blue-green to green leaves.  Just the right size for troughs or the front of the border.

Size: 8" H by 14" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Cinderella

 

Seedling of 'Dorothy Benedict'; Gold-margined, thick substanced green centered leaves .

Size: 28" H by 80" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta City Lights

 

Brilliant gold colour; thick substance, large mound size.  Highly respected Paul Aden hybrid of 'White Vision & Golden Prayers'.

Size: 27" H by 55" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

 Hosta Clear Fork River Valley

Van Wade introduction that ranks as one of the best for intense corrugation and dark green foliage color; great slug resistance.

Size: 26" H by 51" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Clifford's Forest Fire

 

Medium mound. A sport of Hosta 'Sagae' with a somewhat wider margin and lighter green center. Very similar to Sagae and Liberty, especially when young. 

Size: 20" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Climax

 

A large sport of 'High Noon'.  
Dark green leaves with bright gold margins.  Leaves exhibit nice corrugation and are of very good substance.  Somewhat upright habit.  An outstanding hosta. 

Size: 24" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Cloudburst

Unruly, thick, blue-green foliage turning a rich, shiny, dark green by mid-summer.   a seedling of 'Glory' from the breeding program of Doug Beilstein of Mansfield, Ohio.

 

ize: 16" H by 33" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Colossal  

Medium large mound of  dark green slightly rippled foliage.

Size: 28" H by 80" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Colour Glory

 

Large mound of Green leaves with cream centres.  Varigated Sieboldiana type.

Size: 26" H by 36" wide.

Flower: White

 Hosta Cool as a Cucumber

This gorgeous large hosta forms an incredibly showy, cascading clump of green and white variegated foliage.  Larger than its parent overall, its foliage is notably upright in youth, but quickly develops into a gracefully arching mound.  The long, tapered, pointed leaves have bright green margins which jet towards the clear white center.  The leaves are also of greater substance than its parent. 

In early summer, creamy white scapes carry light lavender flowers.  Sport of 'Cascades'.

 

ize: 28" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Light Lavaender

 

Hosta Corkscrew

 

Small dark green mound from Bob Solberg's breeding program; hybrid of 'Tortifrons' X 'One Man's Treasure'; winner of the 2002 Best Seedling Award at First Look.

Size: 9" H by 22" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Cotton Candy

Pathfinder’ sport developed at our nursery that exhibits beautifully misted foliage; registered with the AHS in 2009; one of our best introductions.

 

Size: 14" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Country Mouse

 

Mini 'Country Mouse' displays tiny heart-shaped, blue-green leaves encircled with a pure white margin. This sport of 'Bill Dress's Blue' forms a miniature clump of foliage set close to the ground.   Its diminutive size lends itself for use in rock gardens, containers and along woodland pathways.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Cracker Crumbs  

Dwarf, dense, rounded mound of gold-centered, green-margined foliage; sport of 'Shiny Penny' from Bob Sol berg; outstanding edger, rock garden, or trough plant.

Size: 5" H by 19" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Crowned Imperial

 

A hosta with a stately habit that looks most dramatic when displayed in large containers.  
Broad, rugose, gray-green leaves have narrow, creamy white margins.  A fast-growing sport of H. 'Fortunei Hyacinthina'
.

Size: 24" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Crumb Cake

A neat, dense mound of wavy, gold foliage; hybrid of ‘Cinnamon Sticks’ X ‘Cracker Crumbs’ from Bob Solberg (2008 AHS registration).  Gold color, especially bright in spring (chartreuse by late summer); roundish blade shape; wavy margins

Size: 5" H by 14" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Curley Top

 

Small mound of wavy leaves.  Sport of Ginko Craig.

Size: 6" H by 14" wide.

Fragrant Flower.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Curly Fries

Want fries with your order?  This irresistible miniature to small sized hosta is the perfect accompaniment for bright blue hostas like ‘Prairie Sky’, especially when planted together in containers or near the front of the border.  

It forms an arching, wiggly clump of extremely rippled, narrow leaves.  Position this hosta where it will receive morning sun, as its chartreuse foliage will be brightest there.  Mature plants will develop red speckled petioles. 

Size: 6" H by 16" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Dance With Me

 

From 'Summer Music' comes the reverse of 'Last Dance'. Each yellow heart-shaped leaf is framed with a dark green margin. Heavily textured leaves.

Size: 20" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Dancing in the Rain

 

This sport of Blue Umbrellas is composed of glossy, blue-green leaves with a dramatic white centre.  Slow to establish and prefer either morning sun or very open light shade..

Size: 28" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

 

Hosta Dancing Queen

 

Exceptionally unique yellow hosta tht emerges bright yellow and remains yellow all season.  Improvement on other yellows that emerge or turn chartreuse.

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

 

Hosta Dancing Stars

 

Crisp white centres with a blue green margin - thick substance.

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

 

Hosta Dawns Early Light

 

A brilliant lemon-yellow heart-shaped leaves are wonderfully ruffled and corrugated. In early summer light lavender flowers top the mound of foliage as the leaves darken to chartreuse-green. For intense dramatic spring color this hosta can not be beat!

Size: 20" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Daybreak  

Mound of large bright gold thick substance leaves.

Size: 26" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Day's End

 

Sport of Daybreak.  Large mound of attractive green centered foliage bordered in gold.

Size: 26" H by 70" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Deep Blue Sea

Heavy corrugation; deep cupping; thick substance; rich, blue-green color; seedling of ‘Blue Moon’ from Charlie Seaver; slow-growing, but worth the wait!.

Size: 21" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Deja Blu

 

Walters Gardens.  An interesting sport of Blue Boy.  Mature leaves are blue-green with a cream lightning bolt that dances between the centre and the yellow margin.

Size: 16" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

 

 

Hosta Delona's Smile

 

Sometimes you never know how things will turn out. This hosta was hybridized to be very yellow, have heavy substance, be sun tolerant, and be large. Well, three out of four ain't bad. It is everything I wanted but is small. Named for the late Delona Shockey you may have received one as the gift plant at the AHS Convention in Nashville. It is bright and cheery like Delona.  

Size: 10" H by 16" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Designer Genes

 

 

Medium-sized clump of bright gold foliage with sharply contrasting rich red petioles.  

Size: 10" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Purple flowers produced on crimson scapes

 

Hosta Devil's Advocate

 

Walters Gardens.  This sport of 'Blue Angel' forms a giant upright mound of blue green leaves with green margins.  Becomes showier as the season progresses and margins brighten to light apple green.  Heavy Substance.

Size: 36" to 48" H by 72" wide.

Flower: White

 Hosta Diamond Necklace

Neat sport of ‘Ivory Necklace’ developed at our nursery (2010 AHS registration); forms a small-size mound of white-centered foliage that makes a great plant for troughs or for the shaded rock garden.

Size: 10"  H by 22" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Diamond Tiara

 

Dense medium mound of white-marginated foliage. Sport of Golden Tiara.

Size: 18" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Diana Remembered

 

 

 

Diana Remembered' came from Kulpa in 1997. It is a sport found in tissue culture of 'Seventh Heaven'. The size is 24 x 15" with 22" flower scapes. The leaf is blue-green with a wide creamy white margin. It is broadly ovate with a cordate base. The top of the leaf is shiny while the bottom is dull. The margin color extends down from the leaf into the petioles. The flowers  have a significant fragrance.

Size: 24" H by 15" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Dick Ward  

DICK WARD Hosta Medium Bright gold leaves are margined by an irregular dark green edge Mature leaves exhibit heavy corrugation and puckering. Sport of Zounds.

Size: 16" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Dixie Chick  

Small mound. The parents of this southern gal are H. 'Masquerade' & H. 'Invincible.' Small, thick, glossy green leaves, with nice creamy white margins. These edges widen as the season progresses. Watch for the tiny green flecks inside the white edges.

Size: 4" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

 

Hosta Dorset Clown

 

 

Heavily streaked yellow to creamy white on a deep blue-green base; corrugated; thick substance.  Well-known, but hardly grown Herb Benedict cultivar descended from ‘Dorset Blue’; great in the garden and as a breeding plant.

Size: 8" H by 16" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Dragon Tails  

Small mound.    'Dragon Tails' forms a fast growing clump of long, narrow yellow leaves with a wonderful miniature wavy edge. The small clump would be equally at home in a rock garden, trough garden, or in a shaded woodland border.

Size: 4" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Dream Queen

 

Sport of Great Expectations. Bolder variegations, puckered heart-shaped leaves have wider blue-green margins and creamy yellow centers.  Excellent substance, faster grower with more sun tolerance.

Size: 18" H by 28" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Dream Weaver

Designer Hosta

 

Sport of Great Expectations. Much wider blue green margins with creamy yellow centre.

Size: 29" H by 58" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Dress Blues

 

A medium to large sized hosta.  Long, pointed, blue-green leaves with narrow, wavy, creamy white margins. Forms an upright, open mound. A fast grower with good substance.

Registered by Zumbar.

Size: 15" H by 34" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Earth Angel

Designer Hosta

 

Hosta of the Year 2009

 

Now, one of the great hostas has been made even better. We are pleased to introduce Hosta 'Earth Angel', a marvelous white-edged mutation of Hosta 'Blue Angel'. Each 5' wide clump is composed of thick, wide, pointed blue leaves, each surrounded by a 1" wide, creamy border (yellow in spring). This breakthrough is the first giant blue hosta to have a border...stand up and cheer!

Size: 36" H by 60" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta El Capitan

 

Medium Mound of wide; gold margins, green center; heavily corrugated, good substance.

Size: 22" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

 

Hosta Electrocution

 

 

This distinctive medium sized hosta forms an upright mound of tightly rippled, twisted, long and narrow leaves.  The slightly shiny, green leaves display yellow margins which lighten to creamy yellow in summer and mature plants have red speckled petioles.  Lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer. 

‘Electrocution’ is a good grower and would look sharp in a short, rounded container to contrast with its more upright habit.  Not as painful as its name would imply, but then again we would expect nothing less original from its colorful hybridizer, Tony Avent.

Size: 14" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Elizabeth Campbell

 

Sport of Albopicta. Much wider green margins on a medium large mound of varigated green foliage.

Size: 23" H by 49" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta El Nino

 

 

Sport of  Halcyon. Very blue leaves with a bright white margin.

Size: 20"H by 30" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

 

Hosta Elvis Lives

 

 

'Elvis Lives' is from Tony Avent (1995).  It has a strong growth rate and a dense mound-like habit. It has a dusty blue leaf which fades during the summer. The leaf has a slightly rippled margin, is slightly shiny on top and has glaucous bloom underneath. It is lance-shaped with a rounded base and good substance. Leaves are a little crimped too.  The ancestry is 'Peter Pan' x 'Green Fountain'.

Size: 25"H by 48" wide.

Flower:   Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Emerald Charger

 

Tissue culture sport of 'Stained Glass' found at Q & Z Nursery several years ago; distinct appearance; not patented..

Size: 20"H by544" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender Fragrant

 

Hosta Emerald Crown

 

 

'Deep green color; good growth rate; good substance; complex Bill & Eleanor Lachman hybrid involving ‘Halcyon’ and ‘Resonance’, among others; a great edger or ground cover plant'.

Size: 16"H by 44" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Emerald Ruff Cut

 

 

Formerly sold as ‘Emerald Island’, but a striking plant by any name; sharply contrasting gold-green variegation; great in small groups or as a specimen

Size: 12"H by 30" wide.

Flower:   Pale Lavender

Hosta Empress Wu

 

 

 

(Skaggs)  The largest known hosta in commerce!  Makes a tremendous focal point.  Huge thick, dark green, deeply veined leaves form a massive upright clump.  

Size: 48"H by 48" wide.

Flower:   Pale Reddish-Violet

Hosta Eskimo Pie

 

Hosta 'Eskimo Pie' is an amazing new sport from the popular H. 'Northern Exposure'. Each round, corrugated blue-green leaf is highlighted by a large, creamy central pattern. As the season progresses, the central pattern lightens to a parchment white. This has proven to be a very good grower.

Size: 24" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Eternal Flame

 

Medium Mount.  This selection of 'Whirlwind' was named because the center variegation holds its white variegation better in the landscape.   A good grower for a white centered plant..

Size: 15" H by 22" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Eye Declare

 

A sport of Sea Fire.  Glowing yellow leaves emerge with a deep green margin in the spring.  The centre greens up a bit in the summer.

Size: 16" H by 22" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Fantasy Island

 

 

A sport of Island Charm with wider margins, better substance, increased sun tolerance and more vigor.  Dark green leaves with a chartreuse jetting and a yellow centre that lightens to cream.  Reddish scapes.

Size: 8" H. by 16" wide.

Flower:   Lavender

Hosta Fantabulous

 

 

(E. Elslager, 1999) M The sparkling deep green leaves of 'Fantabulous' are edged with a broad creamy-white margin. The slightly rippled leaf margin gives the impression the foliage is flowing from the center of the plant. Sited as a specimen it will command your attention when placed in the shaded garden.

Size: 18"H by 36" wide.

Flower:    Lavender

Hosta Fire & Ice

 

Sport of Patriot.  Green margined white centered leaves.

Size: 23" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Fire Island

 

A small to medium sized hosta that is hard to miss in the spring garden.  Leaves emerge brilliant yellow on red petioles; red coloring extends from the base of the petiole up into the leaves.
 
As the season progresses, the foliage darkens to chartreuse, but the red petioles remain all season long.  The broadly ovate leaves are slightly corrugated with distinctly rippled margins at maturity.

Size: 20" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

 

Hosta Fireworks

 

 

 

    • A Walters Gardens, Inc. introduction

 

    • A dwarf, narrow-margined form of H. 'Loyalist' with foliage of heavy substance

 

    • Narrow, stiff, upright leaves have deep green margins and creamy white centers

 

    • Light lavender flowers appear on 12 inch scapes in midsummer.  'Loyalist' sport

 

Size: 8" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta First Frost

Hosta of the Year 2010
 

Margined sport of Halcyon, foliage changes from blue centre with gold margin to dark green and creamy white margin.

Size: 14" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

 

 

Hosta Flash Forward

 

 

    • This medium sized hosta is a sport of ‘Déjà Blue’ with wider and more pronounced variegation.  Blue-green to medium green leaves display chartreuse margins which lighten to yellow-green in summer.  As the leaves mature, they develop a characteristic white lightning bolt that dashes between the center and margin.  Light lavender flowers top the clump in early summer. 

      This hosta is the perfect size for growing in containers or near the front of the border. 

 

Size: 14" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Flemish Sky  

Medium sized hosta.  Glaucous blue leaves of heavy substance.  
Broad, pointed leaf shape with wavy margins and light cupping.  This plant grows with good vigor.  Registered by Van Eechaute.

Size: 12" H by 18" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

Hosta Formal Attire

 

Large mound of green foliage with very wide creamy white margins.

Size: 26" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Fragrant Blue

 

Medium large mound of blue foliage; fragrant flowers.

Size: 20" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Fragrant Bouquet

 

Hosta of the Year 1998

 

Medium large mound of creamy yellow marginated foliage, large fragrant flowers.

Size: 22" H by 48" wide.

Flower:  Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Fragrant Dream

 

Dark green foliage edged with a wide creamy yellow border
In midsummer, the older foliage changes to a creamy white border. Sport of Fragrant Bouquet, with darker green leaves

Size: 26" H by 48" wide.

Flower:  Large Near white very Fragrant

Hosta Fragrant King

 

Sport of Fried Green Tomatoes.  dark green leaves framed by a creamy white border.  Leaves are covered with "bloom" and have great substance.

Size: 25" H by 59" wide.

Flower:  Large Lavender very Fragrant

Hosta Francee

 

Medium large mound of white marginated foliage.

Size: 21" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Frances Williams

 

Large open mound of heavily corrugated, gold marginated foliage.

Size: 28" H by 63" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Fried Bananas

 

Golden leaf  sport of Guacamole.  Very fragrant flowers.

Size: 24" H by 54" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Fried Green Tomatoes

 

Green  leaf  sport of Guacamole.  Very fragrant flowers.

Size: 25" H by 59" wide.

Flower: White

 

Hosta Frosted Dimples

 

From Minnesota hosta breeder Don Dean, comes this combination of variegation and texture. Elongated heart-shaped leaves are edged with a crisp, creamy border. The thick leaves have a "pebbled" surface, and hold their blue coloration well. 

Size: 14" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Frosted Jade

 

Sport of Golden Sculpture, vase shaped mound of gold centered, green edges foliage.

Size: 32" H by 63" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Frosted Mini Hearts

 

Hybrid of ‘Korean Snow’ X ‘Faithful Heart’ developed by Joy Mullins of our nursery; unusual combination of misted variegation and a miniature mound size; good grower; perfect for containers.

Size: 4"H by 11" wide.

Flower:   Pale Purple

 

Hosta Frosted Mouse Ears

 

FINALLY---IT’S HERE!!!!; tissue culture sport out of ‘Royal Mouse Ears’ developed at our nursery; features a wide, creamy white margin, a bluish green center, thick substance, and attractive purple flowers; high level of distinction, making it a premier dwarf-sized plant for the shaded garden; Perfect companion hostas include 'Blue Mouse Ears', 'Holy Mouse Ears' and 'Green Mouse Ears'.

Size: 7" H by 18" wide. 

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Frosty Morn

 

Bright gold color; white flowers; good substance; seedling of H. rupifraga from top hybridizers Bill & Eleanor Lachman.

Size: 16" H by 38" wide. 

Flower: Near White

Hosta Frozen Margarita

 

Sport of Fried Bananas.  The variable white margin on these very shiny gold leaves make them appear slightly greenish to the eye.  The lack of any glaucous white wax in the spring distinguishes it from ‘Fragrant Bouquet’, a distant relative.

Size: 18" H by 40" wide.

Very Fragrant Flower.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Garden Party

 

Large mound of white marginated jade green foliage. Distinctive.

Size: 30" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Near white

 

Hosta Gentle Giant

 

Giant size; upright habit; blue-green color; unruly; selected seedling of ‘Frances Williams’ from Paul Black; the next great large blue-leaved hosta.

Size: 42"H by 65" wide.

Flower:   Lavender

Hosta Ghost Spirit  

Spectacular misted sport of Valentine Lace. Blue green margin, misted green and white centre changed to green by mid summer.

Size: 20" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender



Hosta G
iantland Sunny Mouse Ears

THE FIRST GOLD-LEAVED MOUSE EARS!!---a ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ seedling that forms a mini-sized mound of gold foliage with great substance; from the breeding program of Terri Meyer and Jeff Miller of Land of the Giants Hosta Farm in Milton, Wisconsin; 2011 AHS registration.

Size: 3" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Ginko Craig

 

Small mound of narrow white margined green foliage. Premier edging plant.

Size: 14" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Gold Drop

 

Small dense mound of chartreuse to golden foliage.

Size: 12" H by 33" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Gold Edger

 

Dense mound of heart shaped golden foliage.

Size: 13" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Gold Standard

 

Medium large mound of gold centered foliage.

Size: 22" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Golden Bullion

 

Gold Leaf Sport of  Tokudama Flavocircinalis. Slug resistant.

Size: 17" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Golden Meadows  

A unique sport of Hosta 'Elegans'. In the shade this hosta will start out with a cream center that will change to green. It is reported to keep its light colored center with some sun.

Size: 20" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Golden Needles



A miniature clump of yellow leaves with green streaks that are spread over the whole leaf rather than being concentrated just in the centre. It has very thick leaves.

Size: 4" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Golden Sunburst  

A Medium mound. The elongated heart shaped leaves are chartreuse, puckered and wavy margined.

Size: 12" H by 24" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Golden Tiara

 

Medium sized mound of gold margined foliage.

Size: 16" H by 39" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Golden Waffles

 

 

Medium sized mound of intensely corrugated, bright gold foliage with good substance.

Size: 16" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Nearly White

 

 

Hosta Goober (2014)

 

Dark green foliage color; corrugation; tissue culture sport of Hosta 'Peanut' developed by Q & Z Nursery; good growth rate; good edging plant and great in combination with its mother plant

Size: 10" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

 

Hosta Goodness Gracious

 

Sport of Satisfaction with much showier, wider margins.  Large heart-shaped leaves of good substance form a wide spreading clump.  Deeply veined, dark green leaves with very wide, yellow margins.

Size: 22" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Grand Prize

 

(Walters Gardens Inc.)  A sport of the popular Grand Tiara.  Green leaves have very wide bright gold margins that lighten to cream by summer.

Size: 12" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Dark Purple

Hosta Grand Tiara

 

Chartreuse leaves with dark green centers; margin is wider than Golden Tiara..

Size: 16" H by 39" wide.

Flower: Purple striped

 

Hosta Grape Fizz

 

Hybrid of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ x Hosta plantaginea from Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm; medium-sized mound of green foliage topped by fragrant purple flowers—a hard combination to beat.

Size: 14"H by 30" wide.

Flower:  Fragrant Purple Striped

Hosta Great Arrival

 

 

A reversed form of 'Great Expectations' developed at our nursery; does not develop spring desiccation burn; named my Alex Summers.

Size: 26" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Great Expectations

 

Large mound of creamy yellow centered foliage; slug resistant.

Size: 29" H by 58" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Green Lama

 

Medium  mound of green-leaved sport of 'Island Charm' that makes an outstanding ground cover or edging plant; beautifully symmetrical mound habit that is also attractive in flower.

Size: 12" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Grey Ghost  

Large mound of near white to light yellow then to blue green by early summer. Sport of Blue Angel.

Size: 28" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Near white

Hosta Ground Master  

The variegated, undulating foliage sports a white edge, making it ideal for brightening dark areas of greenery. Excellent for erosion control and for the front of mixed borders.

Size: 10" H by 16" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Guacamole

 

Hosta of the Year 2002

 

Large mound of chartreuse-centered foliage. Large fragrant flowers.

Size: 24" H by 54" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Guardian Angel

 

 

Striking sport of Blue Angel.  Sensational specimen plant in May and June.  Misted white and green leaf centre surrounded by a blue-green margin; changes to dark green by mid summer.

Size: 28" H. by 55" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Gypsy Rose

 

 

Creamy white to yellow center with a dark green margin. Leaves may have a narrow variable streak between the borders. Sport of Striptease.

Size: 16" H. by 32" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Hacksaw

 

 

Deviating from the traditional leaf shape in hostas, 'Hacksaw' displays long, tapered, light green leaves that are intensely rippled and lightly serrated on the leaf margins. With its incredibly vigorous growth rate and smaller plant habit, 'Hacksaw' lends itself for use as an edging plant.   Exhibits good sun tolerance resulting in a lighter leaf color.

Size: 14" H. by 28" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Halcyon

 

Dense medium  mound of slug resistant blue green foliage.

Size: 18" H by 43" wide.

Flower: Pale Bluish Lavender

 

Hosta Half and Half

This hosta was discovered at Naylor Creek as a sport of ‘Lakeside Cupcake’.  While they may look somewhat similar as mature plants, ‘Half and Half’ offers the advantage of instant color in spring. 

The center color of ‘Lakeside Cupcake’ transitions from yellow to cream, but ‘Half and Half’ emerges right from the start with a pure white center and dark green margins.  A third light green color rests between the center and margin.  This beautiful variegation remains throughout the whole season, making it a lovely specimen from start to finish. 

In mid to late summer, well-proportioned, white scapes carry near-white flowers above the mound of foliage.

 

Size:12" H by 19" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Hanky Panky

 

A small to medium sized hosta described by many as "unlike any hosta we have ever seen".
A sport of 'Striptease'.  Emerges in spring with dark green leaves and a pale lime edge; a narrow white thread separates the center from the margin.  As the summer progresses, the edge lightens to near-white with an unusual pale green overlay.    A vigorous grower.

Size: 13" H by 33" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Happy Dayz

This brightly colored hosta livens up the shade garden with its sharply contrasting variegation and light lavender flowers in midsummer. 

It is a sport of ‘Orange Marmalade’ with wider, more blue-green margins.  Leaves of good substance have yellow centers which brighten to parchment and margins that turn dark green in summer.  The leaves of adult vernalized plants are more cupped at the base compared to its parent.  Overall a quite distinct and cheerful hosta!

 

 

Size: 18" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

 

Hosta Heat Wave

 

This tetraploid version of Hosta 'Bright Lights' from Jan Van den Top of Holland features thick blue leaves with a central yellow interior.  With maturity the leaves develop heavy corrugation.

Size: 14" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Heavenly Tiara

 

A medium sized hosta.  A sport of 'Grand Tiara'.  Smooth leaves of heavy substance are gold with wide, light yellow, jetting margins in spring.  By summer, the leaf center turns chartreuse and the margins brighten to ivory.

Size: 16" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Hercules

 

 

[A seedling whose pod parent is H. Sagae] Like it's parent this hosta makes a huge massive clump of large blue-green leaves and grows quickly. Later in the season the leaves turn a dark green. 

Size: 31" H by 70" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Herifu

 

Small  mound of  medium green foliage with white margin.

Size: 8" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Purple striped

Hosta Hidden Cove

 

Great small-sized mound of wavy, gold-centered foliage; from the late Gene Foster, developed by Alex Malloy.

Size: 8" H by 17" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Hideout

A sport of ‘Hidden Cove’ developed by Leonard Jones of Advance, North Carolina; striking specimen plant for the front of the border.  Small mound of white-centered with a narrow green margin; blade lance-shaped and wavy; thin substance.  

Size: 6" H by 14" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Hi Ho Silver

 

Walters Gardens.  A smaller sport of Ginko Craig.  Lance shaped wavy green leaves with a pure white margin.  Quite striking from a distance.

Size:10" H by 20" wide.

Flower: Vibrant Purple

Hosta High Noon

 

Large mound of bright golden foliage with a semi upright habit.

Size: 26" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta High Society

 

Small sized hosta great for containers or the front of the border.  A stunning sport of 'June'.  Emerges in spring with wide, blue margins and a narrow, warm yellow center which widens and brightens to white by midsummer.  Small and slow growing, but worth the wait; makes a fantastic specimen.

Size: 8" H by 15" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Hollywood Lights

 

Large mound of bright golden foliage with a semi upright habit.

Size: 26" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

 

Hosta Holy Mouse Ears

 

Another TC sport out of ‘Royal Mouse Ears’ developed at our nursery; fantastic dwarf-sized, white-centered plant. Bluish green margin, yellow to creamy white centre; thick substance.

Size: 6" H by 166" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Honeybells

 

Large flowing mound of wavy green foliage.

Size: 26" H by 46" wide.

Fragrant Flower

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Hope

 

Perfect for small spaces or a rock garden! This is a variant of Baby Bunting, which is considered by many to be the best dwarf  Hosta. Hope’s vibrant blue-green, heart-shaped leaves have stunning golden-green edges and great puckers.

Size: 6" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Dark Purple Striped

 

Hosta Hotcakes

 

Green dense, small mound of cupped green foliage; heavy substance.  Sport of 'Lakeside Cupcake'.  Vigorous grower makes a great edging plant.

Size: 12" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Whitish

Hosta Hub City

 

Sport of August Moon. Medium large mound of  green foliage.

Size: 20" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Hudson Bay

This showy hosta forms a large mound of attractive tricolour leaves of heavy substance.  The wide, bright blue margin, apple green jetting, and creamy white centre will set this variety apart all season long.

Size: 24" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Humpback Whale

Until now, this giant sized hosta from the late Mildred Seaver has never been commercially available.  In fact, it was once auctioned off for $725 at a fundraiser!  Now you can be one of the first to own this fantastic hosta. 

‘Humpback Whale’ forms a massive, dome-shaped mound of blue-green, corrugated, heart-shaped leaves.  Its color is bluest in the springtime.  Blue-green scapes carry near-white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer. 

Mildred Seaver was known among hosta enthusiasts as the “Queen of Hostas”.  In her lifetime, she registered 95 new varieties including: ‘Spilt Milk’, ‘Queen of the Seas’, and ‘Komodo Dragon’.

Size: 3 ' H by 7' wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Hyacinthina (Fortunei)

 

Large mound of dark green leaves.

Size: 23" H by 55" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Hydon Sunset  

Dense miniature mound of chartreuse leaves.

Size: 4" H by 8" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Hyuga Urajiro  

'Hyuga Urajiro' features frosty blue spear-like leaves with yellow streaks. The undersides of the leaves have a metallic silver coloration. A true collector's gem.

Size: 7" H by 14" wide.

Flower: Near White



Hosta Ice Palace (2014)

Unruly, heavily corrugated, blue-green foliage in a large-sized mound; great substance; seedling of ‘Buckeye Blue’ from Dick and Jane Ward (2003 AHS registration).

Size: 24" H by 52" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Ice Prancer

 

M-L This seedling of Hosta 'Reptillian' features very think wedge-shaped frosty blue leaves with beautiful ripples along the margin and an exaggerated leaf tip. With its slug resistant foliage, architectural beauty and grace it is a welcome addition to even the most discerning hosta collector.

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Independence

Designer Hosta

 

Medium mound of a very unusual and different Hosta with unusual leaves of dark green with a green speckled creamy margin..

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Inniswood

 

Medium large mound of heavily corrugated gold centered foliage.

Size: 22" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Invincible

 

Medium large mound of shiny dark green foliage. Fragrant flowers. 

Size: 20" H by 48" wide.

Fragrant Flower

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Irish Luck

 

What makes it so distinct is the incredibly shiny finish on the leaves, like a glossy lacquer painted on each leaf. They are very dark green with pie crust rippled margins, deep veining, and good substance. Sweetly fragrant lavender flowers.- 18"H x 36"W)

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Fragrant Flower

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Island Breeze

First came ‘Fire Island’ which was followed by its variegated progeny ‘Paradise Island’.  This year, we are excited to introduce ‘Island Breeze’ which is the third member of this “tropical” family and a sport of ‘Paradise Island’. 

The improvements in this cultivar include more impressive variegation due to its wider margins, thicker leaf substance, and a strong growth rate. 

Wide, dark green margins stand in sharp contrast to the bright yellow centers in early spring.  As summer approaches, the centers become more chartreuse when plants are grown in heavier shade or lighter yellow if they are grown in more sun. Like ‘Paradise Island’, this one also has showy red speckled petioles that bleed up into the leaves. 

Dark lavender flowers appear on reddish green scapes in midsummer.

Size: 12" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Dark Lavender

 

Hosta Itsy Bitsy Spider

One of the best dwarf-sized hostas ever developed; a ‘Hadspen Heron’ seedling from Greg Johnson,

Size: 2.5" H by 6" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Itty Blue

First Time Instroduction.  Sort of 'Con Te Partiro' developed at Q & Z nursery; forms a small dense mound of bluish green foliage; attractive.

Size: 8" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Itty Gold

 

Tissue culture sport of ‘Shade Parade’ developed at our nursery; becomes a low, dense mound of roundish, bright gold foliage at maturity.

Size: 8"H by 19" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

 

Hosta Ivory Coast

 

MA smaller sport of Sagae with broader rippled leaf margins.  Spring leaves are gray green with yellow margins.  Mature leaves have ivory margins and gray green jetting towards the blue green centre.

Size: 20" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Ivory Queen

 

 

This classy looking hosta is a sport of the popular Hosta ‘Blue Ivory’ but with reverse pattern variegation. 

Surely fit for royalty, this queen of the shade garden forms a majestic mound of cream to near-white leaves with broad, long lasting blue-green margins and a dash of green jetting between the two.  The leaves are nice and thick, making them less attractive to slugs.

Pale lavender flowers top the whitish green scapes just above the foliage in midsummer. 

Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage.

 

Size:12"H by 18" wide.

Flower:  Light Lavender

Hosta Ivory Necklace  

Wide medium green centre with wide creamy white margin. 

Size: 15" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

 

Hosta Jabulani (2014)

 

Tissue culture sport of ‘Rich Uncle’ developed at our nursery; forms a medium-large mound of roundish gold-centered foliage; name means “rejoice” in the Zulu language.

 

Size:18"H by 40" wide.

Flower:  Near White

 

Hosta Jack of Diamonds

 

Blue Green corrugated leaves with an irregular yellow margin form a dense mound.  Best colour achieved in high filtered shade.

Size: 16" H by 32" wide.

Flower: White Bell shaped.

 

Hosta Jade Beauty   

Green leaved sport of Francee.

Size: 25" H by 65" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Janet

 

Medium large mound of gold centered foliage. 

Size: 17" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Janet Day

 

Medium  mound of gold centered foliage with green margin. 

Size: 20" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Jaws

Known for its incredibly frilled and rippled, narrow, deep green foliage; dense mound habit; good growth rate; one of the best from hybridizer Alttara Scheer of Connecticut. 

Size: 10" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Jewel of the Nile

 

Dark green foliage with a wide border of gold. 

Size: 24" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Jimmy Crack Corn

 

Huge Mound.  This marvelous 'Piedmont Gold' seedling displays large gold leaves with deeply impressed veins. The leaves are margined with a wonderful piecrust edge. 'Jimmy Crack Corn' will form a large clump with its leaves held horizontally. 

Size: 30" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Journey's End

•A sport of 'Choo Choo Train' •Large, heart shaped leaves are yellow-gold with wide, dark green, ruffled margins. •Multiple shades of green jet between the center and margin of the leaves.

Size: 24" H by 72" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Joy Ride (2014)

  This fun hosta forms a wriggly, broadly mounding mass of very wavy, blue-green leaves accented with upright folded edges.  It adds terrific texture to shade gardens and combination container plantings. 

 Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.

Breeder: Hans Hansen

Size: 16" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Julie Morss

 

Seedling of Frances Williams; chartreuse centered, green margins in spring, all green by summer. 

Size: 21" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta June

 

Hosta of the Year 2001

 

Dense medium mound of gold centered, green margined foliage. 

Size: 16" H by 37" wide.

Flower: Pale Bluish Lavender

Hosta June Fever

 

A nearly golden sport of the popular Hosta 'June' Very narrow blue-green margins outline the intense golden hues. Vivid coloration in early spring .

Size: 16" H by 36" wide.

Flower:  Bluish Lavender

Hosta June Spirit

This medium sized Hosta is perfect for the planting in patio containers or the front of the border.  It forms a distinctive mound of shiny leaves with wide, deep green margins and chartreuse to yellow centres.

Size: 14" H by 26" wide.

Flower: Lavender Blue

Hosta Justine

This hosta  was first seen in Holland at Jan van den Top's nursery. It is one of his many excellent sports of 'June' that he has produced. This one is from 'June Fever' and has a rich blue-green margin and bright yellow center and wonderful substance. It is probably more of a small than medium but a standout in the garden.

Size: 16" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Kabitan green

Sieboldii

 

Small dense mound of gold centered green margined foliage. 

Size: 13" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Kabitan yellow

Sieboldii

 

Small dense mound of chartreuse foliage. 

Size: 13" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Kabuki  

Medium mound of beautifully variegated, white-margined green foliage. 

Size: 14" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Kaleidochrome

Small mound,  streaked and mottled variegation; unusual flowering habit; Hosta longipes seedling from Japan that is unlike any other variegated hosta. 

Size: 10" H by 22" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Katie Q 

 

 

Medium mound of green centered gold edged foliage; sport of Marilyn.

Size: 18" H. by 45" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Katsuragawa Beni

 

 

An exquisite find from Japan! Small green wavy leaves are accented with red speckles on the petioles!.

Size: 10" H. by 20" wide.

Flower: Deep Lavender

Hosta Key West

 

Intense gold, smooth, heart shaped leaves adorn this very large hosta.

Size: 28" H. by 45" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta King Tut 

 

 

An outstanding bright gold hosta! 'King Tut' exhibits flat heart-shaped leaves with deeply impressed veins. A  Tokudama Aureonebulosa hybrid.

Size: 11" H. by 26" wide.

Flower: White

 

Hosta Kiwi Full Monty

 

 

This vigorous sport of 'Striptease' looks like its parent, but has deeper blue-green margins. The center of the leaf changes from chartreuse to creamy-yellow to ivory over the season, and occasionally a thin white line peeks through where the leaf center and margin meet.  A rapid grower. Great specimen plant. Attention getter!

Size: 18" H. by 28" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Knockout

 

Mound of creamy white margined, blue green centre foliage. 

Size: 18" H by 33" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Komodo Dragon

 

This Mildred Seaver introduction has been gaining in popularity lately. Whether because of its name or durable constitution, 'Komodo Dragon' forms a large mound (to seven feet!) of heart-shaped gray-green leaves.

Size: 30" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Light  Lavender

Hosta Korean Snow

 

Misted green and white foliage changing to a shiny medium green. 

Size: 12" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Bright Purple

Hosta Krossa Regal

 

Huge vase shaped mound of powdery blue foliage. 

Size: 33" H by 71" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Ladybug

Very dense mound of rounded, somewhat unruly foliage that ranges from chartreuse to gold-coloured; a 'Vanilla Cream' seedling from Dick and Jane Ward of Columbus, Ohio. 

Size: 8" H by 20" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Alex Andra
 

Gold-centered, creamy-margined variegation pattern; easy to grow, but rarely seen; stable form of ‘Lakeside Mom’ from Mary Chastain. 

Size: 16" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Black Satin
 

Medium mound.  Wide creamy white margin often streaks into the medium green centre. 

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Near White

 Hosta Lakeside Cupcake

This striking small hosta from the breeding program of Mary Chastain forms a small clump. The thick, heavily-cupped and corrugated leaves are creamy white in the center with a 1.5" wide, blue-green border. 

Size: 5" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Lakeside Dragonfly

 

Medium mound of  blue green foliage with wide irregular white margin.  Lightly folded, lance shaped, slightly shiny leaves arch outward to form a low cascading mound. 

Size: 14" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Elfin Fire  

An unusual new dwarf hosta.  Leaves have green margins and white centers that are speckled with green. 

Size: 5" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Lakeside Full Tide

 

Large Mound size of wide shiny medium to dark green , heavily rippled leaves.  Good Substance.

Size: 24" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Kaleidoscope  

Wide creamy white margin often streaks into the medium green centre. 

Size: 16" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Lakeside Keepsake

 

Wide, creamy white margins sharply contrast the dark green center; Mary Chastain seedling selection out of ‘Lakeside Roy El’. 

Size: 13" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Lollipop  

Round shiny dark green leaves, slightly cupped, nice contrast between dark leaves and white flowers

Size: 5" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Pure White

 

Hosta Lakeside Old Smokey

 

Rich Medium-sized cultivar from Mary Chastain's cutting edge breeding program. Features richly coloured foliage, good substance.

Size: 18" H by 45" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Lakeside Paisley Print (2014)

One of the very best hostas to come from Mary Chastain!  This stunning hosta produces heart-shaped leaves with very wide, wavy, green margins.  The narrow, creamy white markings in the center of the leaves shoot out from the cream colored petioles in a feathery pattern. 

Its thick substanced leaves make the perfect background for the cream scapes that carry the light lavender flowers in midsummer

Size: 10" H by 20" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Sapphire Pleats  

(M. Chastain) M This selection from Mary Chastain features thick, heavily corrugated blue leaves that are nicely cupped.

Size: 10" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Lakeside Midnight Miss

 

Rippled, dark green foliage; good vigor; purple flowers; Mary Chastain hybrid out of ‘Lakeside Black Mama’ & ‘Lakeside Looking Glass’. 

Size: 16" H by 31" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Lakeside Shore Master

 

(M. Chastain) A vigorous member of the Lakeside collection that commands attention in the garden.  Emerges with blue-green leaves, then develops rich yellow centres.  Mature leaves are thick and seer-suckered.

Size: 25" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Lakeside Spellbinder  

Striking, medium-sized mound of white-centered foliage; another great introduction from Mary Chastain of Lakeside Acres, Ooltewah, TN. 

Size: 13" H by 37" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Lakeside Tee Ki

Small mound size; unusual variegation pattern; good vigor; attractive flowering habit; hybrid of ‘Lakeside Knickknack’ and a seedling from Mary Chastain

Size: 9" H by 20" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Lakeside Storm Watch

 

Striking, medium-sized mound of white-centered foliage; another great introduction from Mary Chastain of Lakeside Acres, Ooltewah, TN. 

Size: 13" H by 37" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Lakeside Zinger

 

A rich, shiny, dark green introduction from Mary Chastain; seedling of 'Lakeside Black Mama'.  Wavy, shiny, dark green foliage.

Size: 7" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Lancifolia

 

Medium mound of narrow green foliage. 

Size: 19" H by 44" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Lemon Delight

 

Small dense mound of gold margined green centre foliage. 

Size: 12" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Bright Purple

Hosta Lemon Frost  

Small dense mound of chartreuse centre with a pure white margin. 

Size: 10" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Lemon Lime

 

Small dense mound of chartreuse foliage. 

Size: 12" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Bright Purple

Hosta Lemon Zest

 

Low mound of bright gold foliage; Q & Z Nursery hybrid of ‘Shining Tot’ X ‘Gold Regal’ (2009 AHS registration).

Size: 6"H by 16" wide.

Flower:  Pale Purple

Hosta Lemontini

 

Compact, small-sized mound of bright gold foliage; Mark Zilis hybrid of a gold sport of ‘Blue Dimples’ X ‘Shining Tot’ (2009 AHS registration).

Size: 7"H by 18" wide.

Flower:  Medium Purple

 

Hosta Lettuce Salad

 

A medium mound sport of 'Summer Breeze' identified and named by Peter Postlewaite of Kildeer, Illinois; fast growing and richly colored specimen plantmall dense mound of chartreuse foliage.   Changing from chartreuse to bright green; corrugated and unruly; good substance.

Size: 21" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Lewis and Clark

 

A gold-centered ruffled plant definitely worth exploring; reversed sport of ‘Marquette Park’.

Size:14"H by 40" wide.

Flower:  Pale Purple

Hosta Liberty

Hosta of the Year 2012
 

Thick dark green leaves are edged with wide golden yellow border, changing to cream in summer.

Size: 24" H by 36" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Li'l Abner  

Medium mound of  green centers with a brassy gold margin. 

Size: 18" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Limey Lisa  

Small  mound of  chartreuse-lime leaves of 'Limey Lisa' add a different color to the hosta collection. With its small size and compact habit it is a nice addition to the rock garden or front of the shady border..

Size: 8" H by 16" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

 Hosta Little Devil

This cute little white-margined mini has rich green-centered elongated leaves that have a nice little ripple. It is a rapid grower, perfect for a fancy container. Very popular.

Size: 5" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Little Jay

 

(Walters Gardens Inc).   Small, lance-shaped, slightly folded and rippled leaves are cream with narrow, green margins in spring.  Brightens to near-white with dark green margins in summer.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Little Miss Muffet

In tThis little hosta is a classic H. venusta with little chartreuse heart-shaped leaves and pretty good substance. Little lavender flowers in June. It is a miniature 'Gold Edger' for the trough or that special mini garden bed. Do not plant next to 'Itsy Bitsy Spider'!  

Size: 4" H by 8" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Little Miss Sunshine

(Walters Gardens Inc).  
I
n the spring, the wavy foliage emerges chartreuse but intensifies to bright gold as the season progresses.

Size: 11" H by 20" wide.

Flower: Light Purple

Hosta Little Red Rooster  

Narrow green leaves with red petioles, rapid growing small Hosta.

Size: 13" H by 32" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Little Sunspot  

Sport of Little Aurora. Gold centered with a dark green margin. 

Size: 14" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Little Treasure

Miniature mound of very wide, blue-green margins surround the creamy white centre of the small, pointed leaves of good substance. 

Size: 6" H by 11" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta London Fog

 

Tissue culture sport out of ‘Allegan Fog’ developed at Q&Z nursery; foliage completely misted, i.e., lacking the green margin of its mother plant; interesting and unusual. 

Size: 12" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Lonesome Dove

 

This 'Blue Moon' hybrid features cupped blue-green leaves with a creamy-white interior.  Heavily-substanced leaves in midsummer.

Size: 17" H by 34" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Love Pat

 

Medium large mound of slug resistant blue foliage. 

Size: 19" H by 40" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Loyalist

 

Medium large mound of green margined white leaves.   Sport of Patriot

Size: 23" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Luna Moth

Sport of the vigorous ‘Parky’s Prize’ but with thicker substance and wider margins. Dark green, heart-shaped leaves emerge with light green margins which brighten to yellow in summer.

Size: 18" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Lunar Orbit

 

Medium large mound of broad golden foliage with green margins. Sport of August Moon. 

Size: 20" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Mad About Blue (2014)

Intensely blue-green foliage in a medium-sized mound; hybrid of ‘Frances Williams’ X (‘Marilyn’ X ‘Tardiflora’) (Mark Zilis, 2009 AHS registration).

Size: 18" H by 39" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Mama Mia

 

Medium mound of green foliage with a bright gold border.

Size: 16" H by 48" wide.

Flower:  White

 

Hosta Mango Tango

 

From Iowa nurseryman Eric Kinneman comes this very unusual sport of H. 'Dance With Me'. 'Mango Tango' features rounded leaves with a very wide green edge. A narrow mango-yellow design appears in the center of the leaf. Folks are touting this as the reverse of H. 'Stitch in Time'.

Size: 20" H by 30" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Maple Leaf

 

Large mound of blue-green foliage with a yellow margin.

Size: 24" H by 44" wide.

Flower:  White

Hosta Margie's Angel

Another outstanding plant out of the breeding program of Bob Solberg; it offers a combination of vivid coloration, tremendous substance, and a good growth rate; registered with the AHS in 2007 as a ‘Heart Throb’ seedling .

Size: 15" H by 30" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

Hosta Marilyn Monroe

 

The elongated heart-shaped leaves of 'Marilyn Monroe' are accented by a beautiful ruffled edge. Red leaf petioles.  For use as a specimen plant or in the Japanese garden where the quiet beauty of habit and form may be appreciated. A lasting tribute from hosta collector

Size: 14" H by 25" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Maui Buttercups

 

 

Small mound of deeply cupped, puckered, bright gold leaves with good substance.

Size: 10" H by 12" wide.

Flower:  Violet

 

Hosta May

 

'May' is the golden form of 'June'. It has the same growth habit and heavy substance as its famous parent. Like 'June', the intensity of its color depends on light. Brighter light is required to draw out a rich gold coloration. More shade produces a chartreuse color. 'May' adds a splash of sunshine to the front of the woodland border.

Size: 10" H by 20" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Mayflower Moon

This brightly coloured hosta illuminates the shade garden with its chartruse leaves that turn gold as the season progresses.  The rugosely textured, rounded leaves grow quickly to form a medium sixed mound.

Size: 18" H by 24" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

Hosta Midas Touch

 

A mesmerizing medium-sized Hosta with bright gold foliage! The leaves are so heavily corrugated and cupped that you’ll want to touch it to feel its amazing texture!.

Size: 18" H by 28" wide.

Flower:  Near White

Hosta Middle Ridge

 

Medium mound of white foliage with a green border.  Sport of  Undulata Mediovariegata.

Size: 18" H by 24" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Mighty Mouse

 

(Walters Gardens Inc.)  A sport of the award winning Blue Mouse Ears.  Leaves emerge blue-green with a creamy yellow edge.  Bu summer they turn gray-green with a creamy white edge.  Good Substance.

Size: 8" H by 16" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Mildred Seaver

 

Large mound of deep green foliage with a creamy white border, crinkled and wide.

Size: 14" H by 30" wide.

Flower: Light Mauve

Hosta Mint Julep  

Medium to dark green centre with wide creamy white centre.

Size: 20" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Minuteman

 

Medium mound of very dark  green foliage with a pure white border.  Sport of Francee.

Size: 15" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Mini Skirt (2014)

This petite and flirty hosta forms a miniature mound of very wavy, thick, blue-green leaves with creamy yellow margins in spring. In summer, the center turns more green and the edge lightens to creamy white.  Pale lavender flowers with deeper purple stripes appear closely packed together on short, very proportionately sized scapes in early to midsummer.

Show this cute mini hosta off in troughs and other patio containers with good drainage, or plant it right near the edge of the border where it's sure to be seen.

Size: 5" H by 13" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Miss Ruby

 

This new release from Arthur Wrede of the Azalea Patch features wedge-shaped green leaves with nice dark red petioles, with the red pigment extending up into the leaf blade. A pretty plant for hosta hybridizers and collectors who covet red stems in their breeding programs and gardens. A recent award winner at the Hosta First Look competition.

Size: 8" H by 16" wide.

Flower: Pale purple

 

Hosta Miss Susie

 

This Arthur Wrede's 'Miss Susie' combines elongated wedge-shaped yellow leaves with lovely bright red petioles. The spreading mound-shaped plant is best placed in an elevated planting site or in a container where the detail of the red petioles and yellow foliage may be most admired.

Size: 10" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Mississippi Delta

 

(O. Petryszyn, 1998)  L  Olga's 'Mississippi Delta' features large blue-gray leaves displayed horizontally.  The deeply impressed veins terminate at the leaf base and reminded the breeder of the delta of the great river.  The magnificent hosta can reach 5 feet.

Size: 12" H by 56" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Mood Indigo

Rare Dick & Jane Ward seedling of ‘Tokudama Flavocircinalis’ known for its unruly, heavily corrugated, deep blue foliage.

Size: 21" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Moonstruck

 

The small, upright blue hosta has a wide, creamy white pattern in the center of each long, narrow blue leaf. As with all white-centered hostas, some morning sun or high-filtered light will give the best results. 'Moonstruck' has an incredible growth rate for the amount of white in its leaves.

Size: 12" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Violet

Hosta Morning Light

 

Large mound of white foliage with green margins.  Sport of Aureomarginata.

Size: 18" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Mystic Star

hybrid of H. yingeri X ‘Dorset Blue’ from Greg Johnson; intensely colored, heart-shaped foliage that comes to a distinct point; good grower.

Size: 10" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Nakiana

 

Low dense mound of heart-shaped green foliage.

Size: 12" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

 

Hosta Nancy

 

The brilliant gold coloration of 'Nancy' adds life to the spring hosta garden like a ray of light on the woodland floor. The wavy heart-shaped leaves are heavily substanced. The shiny, slightly cupped leaves are most brilliant in the spring. One of the few bright gold hostas with heavily substanced leaves in the small to medium size category.

Size: 12" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Neptune  (2014)

This unique blue hosta is popular among hosta collectors and makes a very nice specimen in the home garden. 

In spring, the narrow wedge-shaped leaves are bright glaucous blue and they hold their color well.  As the season progresses they turn more blue-green.  The heavily rippled leaves are of good substance, displaying some slug resistance. 

This hosta has a lovely cascading form that is displayed to best effect when planted on a ledge or in a container. 

Lavender flowers are produced on arching scapes in late summer to early fall.

 

Size: 24" H by 47" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Niagara Falls  

Leaves are large, oval to oblong with a long, thin, curved tip and heavily rippled margins, smooth and dark green.

Size: 26" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale lavender

 Hosta Nifty Fifty

Herb Benedict’s white-margined sport of ‘Dorothy Benedict’ that has never received the attention that it deserves; outstanding white-edged Sieboldiana-type that forms a large-sized mound .

Size: 24" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Night before Christmas

 

Large mound of white centered foliage with wide green margins.  Sport of White Christmas.

Size: 25" H by 63" wide.

Flower: Pale  Lavender

 

Hosta Northern Exposure

 

Huge 13", broadly ovate leaves are blue-green with 2" wide, yellow-green margins that lighten to cream in summer.  
Leaves are corrugated and of thick substance, making them slug-resistant.  A sport of H. sieboldiana 'Elegans'

Size: 36" H by 66" wide.

Flower: White

 

Hosta Nougat

 

“Odd, unpredictable, and weird” best describe this sport of ‘Independence’ from the Netherlands; no two specimens are alike, but generally develops creamy white foliage with numerous green spots and speckles .

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Ocean Isle

 

A green-centered, gold-edged sport of 'El Dorado' found by Dave Chopko of Boonton, New Jersey; winner of the "Frances Williams Award" as top sport of the 2004 "First Look" seedling and sport competition; non-burning, slug resistant, gold-edged, H. sieboliana-type.  Wide gold margin surrounds a bluish green to dark green center; thick substance.

Size: 26" H by 55" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Old Glory

Designer Hosta

 

A sport of H. 'Glory' and another terrific introduction from Hans Hansen.   Heart-shaped leaves have golden yellow centers and irregular, 1 inch wide, dark green margins.

Size: 14" H by 24" wide.

Flower:  Light Lavender

Hosta Olive Bailey Langdon

 

Similar to 'Frances Williams' but its margins brighten much later, thereby reducing the so-called "spring burn" problem by 90% or more; identical to 'Frances Williams' in growth habit, flowering, and thick substance; can also be properly listed as Hosta sieboldiana 'Olive Bailey Langdon'.

Size: 28" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Olive Branch

 

Medium green with large olive center. Dark green heart shape leaf. Has a striking golden olive fleur-de-lis pattern in the center. A sport of the ever popular `Candy Hearts' and one of the most unique to be introduced in some time; Green heart shaped leaves with streaked butterscotch pattern in the leaf center. This one will win something!

Size: 10" H by 24" wide.

Flower: White

 

Hosta On Stage

 

Medium  mound of multi gold centered foliage with  green margins.  Hold s colour with morning sun.

Size: 14" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Orange Marmalade

 

Emerges with a bright gold (nearly orange) center instead of green like ‘Paul’s Glory’, turning lighter during the season with blue-green margins. Sport of Paul's Glory.

Size: 17" H by 34" wide.

Flower: Pale  Lavender

Hosta Outhouse Delight  

The narrow, upright 6" long x 1" wide leaves emerge white, then assume a green stippling in the center. The color holds during the summer on this slightly stoloniferous hosta.

Size: 6" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Pacific Blue Edger

 

Dense mound of blue foliage. Sport of  Gold Edger.

Size: 13" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Pathfinder

 

 

Hosta Pathfinder new introduction from Briggs Nursery in America a sport of Hosta Francee that has very thick leaves with creamy-white centres that are speckled green and a wide slightly rippled, matching dark green margin. The leaves are somewhat shiny, lightly corrugated and quite round but come to a point.  This plant seems to exhibit tremendous vigor for a hosta with as much white in the leaf. Recommend growing it in a location that gets several hours of morning sun. Medium mound size at maturity.

 

Size: 16" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Pandora's Box

 

Small mound of white foliage with dark  blue-green margins with a lighter green in-between.  Sport of Baby Bunting.

Size: 4" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Paradise Island

 

This sport of 'Fire Island' was discovered by Marco Fransen from Holland. It emerges in the spring with a brilliant yellow center with a narrow dark green edge. the red petiole bleeds into the base of the leaf as with the parent plant. As the temperatures increase (mid June in MN) the brilliant yellow leaf interior changes to chartreuse, but the dark border remains.

Size: 12" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Paradise Power  

Marco Fransen/NR Hosta 'Sun Power' sport, gold centers, green edge, wavy, slight corrugation.

Size: 22' H by 44" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Paradigm

 

Hosta of the Year 2007

 

Medium-large mound of bright gold foliage with green margins. Slug resistant. Sport of Abiqua Recluse.

Size: 23" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Parhelion

 

A sport of H. 'Sum and Substance'.  Huge, 15" long leaves are light green with narrow, irregular, cream margins.  Leaves have slightly rippled edges and may be shallowly cupped or convex.

Size: 32" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Patriot

 

Hosta of the Year 1997

 

Medium-large mound of white-margined leaves. Sport of Francee.

Size: 23" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Paul's Glory

 

Hosta of the Year 1999

 

Large mound of gold centered green margined foliage.

Size: 25" H by 55" wide.

Flower: Pale  Lavender

Hosta Peacock Feathers

 

This seedling of ‘Gold Regal’ X ‘Blue Vision’ represents a breeding breakthrough in hosta flowering, originally selected for its bright blue foliage. Then it flowered!! Surprisingly, each flower bore extra petals, ranging from 7 to 15 per flower. This multi-petaled trait develops with maturity, though extra petals sometimes appear on the flowers of young plants. Scape height ranges from 24 to 36” and its blooming season is from mid-July into August.

Size:20"H by 45" wide.

Flower:  Pale Purple

Hosta Peanut  

Small mound of white centered green margined foliage.

Size: 6" H by 18" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Pearl Lake

 

Dense medium mound of heart shaped green foliage .

Size: 17" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale  Lavender

Hosta Pearly Gates

This one of Doug Beilstein's has wide pearly white margins that streak through the blue-green center of its leaves. There is a softness to these sturdy leaves that brightens and calms the garden simultaneously. It's very showy, and also grows very well.

Size: 17" H by 38" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Permafrost (2014)

This sport of 'First Frost' from Q & Z Nursery; much wider margin than its mother plant.

Size: 14" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Pie a la Mode

Striking white-edged sport of ‘Color a la Mode’ developed at our nursery; great color contrast between the leaf margin and center.

Size: 20" H by 45" wide.

Flower: Pale  Lavender

 

Hosta Pilgrim

 

Heart-shaped, light gray-green leaves have wide, creamy yellow margins which become creamy-white by early summer. Gray-blue streaks are painted between the margin and the center of the leaf.  Horizontal habit (much wider than tall) .

Size: 12" H by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale  Lavender

 

Hosta Pineapple Poll

 

Dense mound of narrow, wavy green foliage; developed by English hybridizer, Eric Smith; cross of Hosta lancifolia X Hosta sieboldiana that combines the best of both parents; should become a popular replacement for Hosta lancifolia.

Size: 19" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Pineapple Upsidedown Cake

 

Medium  mound of golden yellow centered with narrow  green margined foliage.

Size: 15" H by 48" wide.

Flower:   Lavender

 

Hosta Pineapple Zest

 

 

This PG-13’ seedling selection developed by Joy Mullins of our nursery; small-sized mound of narrow, wavy gold foliage; something different in a mini-sized hosta.

Size: 7"H by 15" wide.

Flower:  Pale Purple

Hosta Pizzazz

 

Medium large mound of distinctive creamy white margined dark green foliage.

Size: 21" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Near-White

Hosta Plantagenia

 

Large mound of shiny green foliage; large fragrant, nocturnal flowers.

Size: 25" H. by 57" wide.

Fragrant Flower

Flower:  White

Hosta Platinum Tiara  

The white margin and extremely bright chartreuse center makes this little beauty a spot light for the garden.

Size: 12" H. by 14" wide.

Flower:  Medium Purple striped

Hosta Pocketful of Sunshine

 

This cute small hosta grows quickly into a compact clump of bright chartreuse to yellow leaves with wide, deep green edges.  The leaves become thick and cupped, making them more slug resistant.

Size: 9"H by 19" wide.

Flower:  Light Lavender

Hosta Popcorn  

One of the hybridizes last introductions, this extremely attractive mounded specimen is an ideal addition for the front of borders. Beautiful, slightly cupped blue leaves are highlighted by an uneven yellow center which becomes white later in the summer

Size: 12" H. by 24" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

Hosta Potomac Pride

 

Large mound of shiny dark green foliage. Sport of  Blue Umbrellas.

Size: 33" H. by 72" wide.

Flower: Bluish Purple

Hosta Powder Blue

 

Aptly named seedling with Japanese origins developed by Peter Ruh of Chesterland, Ohio; becomes a huge, broad mound of slug-resistant, powdery blue foliage.

Size: 26" H. by 60" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Prairie Moon

This medium sized hosta is revered by the breeder for its glowing yellow foliage that keeps its color all season long. Unlike many yellow hostas which either start out green in spring or turn green in summer, this one retains its yellow foliage from start to finish.
 
In the springtime, it has thick, wedge-shaped, bright yellow leaves with lightly wavy margins, white backs, and petioles that are flecked with red spots at the base. As the season progresses, the yellow color mellows a bit but it remains distinctly yellow all season.

Size: 16" H. by 31" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Prairie Sky

 

(H. Hansen/Shady Oaks Nursery, Registration Pending) M 'Prairie Sky' displays gently cupped-shaped leaves of a soft powdery-blue color. Pale lavender flowers top the compact clump of foliage in mid to late summer. This hybrid of 'Blue Jay' makes an excellent addition to the hosta collection.

Size: 17" H. by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Prairie Sunset

Attractive, medium-large mound that offers sharp contrast between the rich gold-centered and green-margined foliage; 'Prairie Fire' sport from Q & Z Nursery; 2009 AHS registration.

Size: 19" H. by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White Lavender

 

Hosta Praying Hands

Designer Hosta

Hosta of the Year 2011

 

Popular, unusual cultivar with extremely cupped, very wavy, white-margined foliage; great in the garden, but outstanding as a container plant which emphasizes its upright mound habit and narrow, wavy foliage.

Size: 18" H. by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Princess Anastasia

 

A medio variegated sport of 'Ryan's Big One'.  Looks similar to 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa' but is larger.  Gold leaves of good substance have dark blue-green margins and display some corrugation at maturity.  
Keeps its color all season long.  
Forms an attractive durable mound of foliage.

Size: 12" H. by 28" wide.

Flower:  Pure White with Lavender Stripes

Hosta Puddles and Bumps

 

Mark Zilis hybrid between H. rectifolia ‘Ogon Tachi’ X ‘Lily Pad’ (2010 AHS registration); aptly named; great grower.

Size:14"H by 32" wide.

Flower:  Medium Purple

 

Hosta Purple Heart

 

Glossy lime to green leaves spotlighted with red purple in the leaf base. One of the most neat and uniform habits of any Hosta. The short petioles are almost black. A compact, densely clumping habit. Good slug resistance.
 

Size: 15" H. by 24" wide.

Flower:  Pale Purple

Hosta Pure Heart (2014)

 

This cute variegated sport displays the reverse variegation pattern of ‘Mighty Mouse’, bearing rounded leaves with blue green margins and a creamy yellow to creamy white center.  Like its parent, the leaves are of heavy substance. 

This showy miniature hosta is perfectly suited to troughs or the edge of the border.  Lavender flowers are produced on perfectly proportional scapes in midsummer.

 

Size:4"H by 5" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Queen Josephine

 

Medium mound of creamy yellow margined dark green shiny foliage.

Size: 17" H. by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Queen of the Seas

 

(M. Seaver, 2001) L This fine hosta was the sensation of the 1997 National Hosta Convention, winning 'Best of the Show'. Introduced by legendary Hosta Hybridize and Hosta Guru Mildred Seaver, this lovely hosta features pointed heart-shaped leaves with a piecrust margin.  We've all been anxiously waiting for this one. Here it is!

Size: 12" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Radiant Edger

 

Dense mound of gold margined green centered foliage. Sport of  Gold Edger.

Size: 14" H by 39" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Radio Waves

 

Dense small  mound  of wavy green foliage with a darker green margin.

Size: 6" H by 12" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Rainbow's End (2014)

 

This unique hosta exhibits incredibly variegated, shiny foliage. The bright yellow leaves of good substance have dark green margins that jet into the center, and the center brightens to creamy white in summer. It forms a medium sized mound of attractive foliage in the landscape.

In late summer, showy red scapes carry the dark lavender, tubular flowers.

 

Breeder: Hans Hansen

Parentage: Sport of 'Obsession'

 

 

Size: 11"H by 21" wide.

Flower:  Dark Lavender

Hosta Rainforest Sunrise

Designer Hosta

 

Hosta of the Year 2013

 

Striking sport of 'Maui Buttercups'; sharply contrasting variegation pattern, i.e., dark green margins with a bright gold center.

Size: 10" H by 25" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Rascal

 

Large  mound of  gold to chartreuse foliage. Sport of Gold Regal.

Size: 32"H. by 63" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Raspberries and Cream

 

Small mound of shiny, dark green centers; gold margins; smooth texture; good substance.  Sport of 'Raspberry Sorbet' with gold margin.

Size: 10"H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Bluish Purple

Hosta Raspberry Sorbet

 

Hybrid of Hosta rupifraga x 'Shining Tot'.  An attractive mound of shiny, dark green foliage much larger than 'Shining Tot'; reddish flower scapes.

Size: 10"H. by 28" wide.

Flower:  Rosy Bluish Purple

 

Hosta Raspberry Sundae

 

Lovely compact Hosta with beautifully variegated leaves and striking deep burgundy petioles, leaf bases, and flower stalks. Terra Nova® worked on this one for many years perfecting the combination of variegation and introducing the red pigmentation to the foliage.

Size: 9"H. by 18" wide.

Flower:  Deep Lavender Purple

Hosta Rectifolia Chionea

 

Low medium mound of white margined green foliage. Sport of Rectifolia.

Size: 14" H. by 32" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Rectifolia Ogon Tachi  

Medium  upright gold  foliage mound from Japan with H. rectifolia parentage; interesting and distinct.

Size: 23" H. by 30" wide.

Flower: Purple

 

Hosta Red Alert

 

A variegated seedling of Katsuragawa Beni.  Green leaves with a narrow creamy yellow margin are held on a crimson red petioles.

Red coloration extends up into the leaves.

Size: 12" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Deep Lavender

Hosta Red October  

A unique color pattern for hostas; long and narrow leaves are blue-green on top and white underneath.  Leaf petioles are red, with the color extending up into the lower portion of the leaf veins.  One of the best in the new line of red-petioled Hostas.

Size: 10" H. by 20" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Regal Splendor

 

Hosta of the Year 2003

 

Large vase shaped mound of creamy margined blue gray foliage. Sport of Krossa Regal.

Size: 30" H. by 72" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Regal Supreme

 

A sport of Krossa Regal with wide leaf margins.  In spring, frosty blue leaves display wavy, creamy yellow margins.  Transitions to blue-green with wide, creamy white margins.

Size: 32"H. by 60" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Regal Tot (2014)

Mark Zilis hybrid between ‘Gold Regal’ and ‘Shining Tot’ (2010 AHS registration); neat, compact mound of roundish gold foliage; gets its leaf color from ‘Gold Regal’, its leaf and mound size from ‘Shining Tot’.

Size: 5.5"H. by 17" wide.

Flower:  Pale Purple

Hosta Remember Me

 

Small mound of creamy white centered, blue green margined foliage. Sport of June.

Size: 12" H. by 20" wide.

Flower: Pale Bluish Lavender

Hosta Restless Seas

 

The gray-green leaves of 'Restless Sea' seems to be in a state of constant motion. Wedge-shaped leaves have a slightly serrated edge and undulating leaf margin, and are cupped at the leaf base.

Size: 10" H. by 20" wide.

Flower:  Pale Lavender

Hosta Reversed

 

Medium mound of creamy white centered, dark green margined foliage. Sport of Sieboldiana.

Size: 16" H. by 46" wide.

Flower:  Near White

Hosta Revolution

 

Medium large mound of green margined, speckled white leaves.   Sport of  Loyalist.

Size: 23" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Rhino Hide

Leaves of extremely thick substance have wide, blue margins and a narrow, light green center that brightens to yellow. They are cupped and puckered, forming a medium to large sized clump in the landscape.

Size: 20" H by 30" wide.

Flower: White

 Hosta Ripple Effect

Unique sport of June with long , narrow wavy golden yellow leaves.  Very narrow blue-green margin, accasionally jets into the centre.  Centre deepens to chartreuse in summer. Forms a low horizontal mound.

Size: 18" H. by 36" wide.

Flower:  Light Lavender

 

Hosta Rocket's Red Glare

 

Prominent red petioles with red pigment flowing about one third of the way up the midrib on both sides of the leaves are what make this hosta so desirable. The shiny, green leaves of good substance also have attractive wavy margins.

Size: 12" H. by 30" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

 

Hosta Rootin Tootin

 

A medium sized hosta.  A sport of 'Abba Irresistible'.  Dark green leaves have lime green jetting into the narrow, creamy white center (yellow in spring).  
Some green speckling appears in the center of the leaf.  Leaves are thick and corrugated, making them more slug resistant.

Size: 16" H. by 24" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Rosedale Golden Goose

 

Large bright gold foliage with outstanding sun tolerance.

Size: 26" H. by 57" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

 

Hosta Royal Mouse Ears

 

Sets the standard for variegated minis; beautifully streaked sport of ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ found by Emile & Jane Deckert in the early 2000s.

Size: 8" H. by 18" wide.

Flower:  Purple

Hosta Rosedale Ritchie Vallens  

Large mound of huge piecrust type green leaves, slightly rippled margin.

Size: 30" H. by 74" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Royal Standard

 

Large mounds of wavy, green, glossy, pointed leaves demonstrate both sun and drought tolerance.  A hybrid of H. plantaginea x H. sieboldiana.

Size: 26" H. by 63" wide.

Flower: Fragrant White

 Hosta Royal Wedding

This prestigious wide-margined sport of ‘Diana Remembered’ will delight you with its sweetly perfumed, large 3-4”, pure white flowers in mid to late summer.  Be sure to plant it near a patio or pathway where its fragrance can be enjoyed up close. 

This is a medium sized hosta that grows quickly to form an upright mound of thick, shiny green leaves with very wide, creamy white margins which brighten to pure white.   

 

Size: 12" H. by 20" wide.

Flower: Pure White Fragrant

 

Hosta Roy Klehm

 

This tetraploid conversion of H. 'Summer Serenade' was named after friend and mentor, nurseryman Roy Klehm, the introducer of 'Summer Serenade'. Hosta 'Roy Klehm' features an upright vase-shaped habit, with leaves displayed horizontally. The yellow leaves are framed by a dark green margin significantly wider than 'Summer Serenade'.   Asexual propagation prohibited by law.

Size: 12" H. by 12" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Rubies and Ruffles

Showy red petioles and heavily rippled leaves set this stylish hosta apart. It forms a medium sized, upright spreading clump of green leaves with creamy white, ruffled margins.

Size: 15" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Ruffled Mouse Ears

Sport of ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ with rippled and frilled margins; found at our nursery (2011 AHS registration).

Size: 6" H. by 14" wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta Ryan's Big One

 

Large mound of heavily corrugated blue green foliage. Sport of Sieboldiana Elegans.

Size: 28" H by 64" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Sagae

 

Hosta of the Year 2000

 

Large mound of creamy yellow margined , green foliage.

Size: 31" H by 70" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Scooter

 

Medium mound of green foliage with wide creamy white margins.  Seedling of Coquette.

Size: 17" H by 42" wide.

Flower: Bright Purple

Hosta Sea Dream

 

Large dense mound of gold centered white margined foliage.

Size: 20" H by 55" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

Hosta Sea Fire

 

Medium  mound of gold wavy dimpled  foliage.  Turns a darker green-gold by late summer.

Size: 16" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Sea  Lotus Leaf

 

Med.-Lg.; mound of cupped, slug resistant, blue-green foliage. The nearly rotund shape, cupped foliage resembles a lotus leaf..

Size: 23" H by 46" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sea Octopus

 

Medium mound of narrow rippled green foliage. Similar to Pineapple Pole.

Size: 20" H. by 66" wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Secret Ambition

 

An improvement by the hybridizer over his earlier introduction called ‘Secret Love’, this new cultivar has heavier leaf substance and a wider leaf margin. Each blue-green leaf is bordered by a yellow margin in spring, transitioning to creamy white in summer.

Size: 10" H by 15" wide.

Flower: White

 

Hosta Secret Love

 

(van den Top)  A variegated sport of Fragrant Blue, with fragrant flowers.  Intense blue-green heart- shaped leaves emerge in spring with light yellow margins which brighten to white.

Size: 12" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Near White

 Hosta Seducer

This showy hosta has large dark green leaves with a slightly ruffled gold margin and a trace of white between the centre and margin.  Requires summer heat to develop proper colouration.

Size: 30" H. by 60" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Shade Fanfare

 

Medium large mound of creamy margined green foliage.

Size: 21" H. by 53 " wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Shade Master

 

Medium sized mound of bright gold foliage.  Parent of Summer Music.

Size: 22" H. by 38 " wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Shade Parade

 

Dwarf mound of creamy white-margined foliage, great as an edger or trough garden plant.  Centre greenish yellow, creamy white margin.

Size: 6" H. by 15 " wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Sherborne Swan

 

Medium large mound of deep blue foliage. Corrugated and wavy leaves.

Size: 19" H. by 42" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Shining Tot

 

Small mound of shiny dark green foliage. 

Size: 5 " H. by 16" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Sieboldiana

 

Large  mound of thick green foliage.  Slightly blue earlier in the season.

Size: 24 " H. by 66" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Silver Bay

 

One of the best new blue hostas.  A cross between 'Silver Frost' x 'Blue Moon'.  Rounded, intense silver blue leaves are thick and seer suckered at maturity.  Pest resistant foliage forms a dense, flat-topped mound.  Fertile seedpods develop after the flowers are finished.

Size: 13 " H. by 34" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Silver Mine

 

Odd, unusual introduction from Alex Malloy of South Salem, NY; a must-have for any serious collector.  Misted: green with white misting early in the season, increasing in its green color throughout the growing season; average substance.

Size: 6 " H. by 16" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Silver Star

 

 

Hosta SILVER STAR (rectifolia 'Ginbuchi Tachi') is an upright mound of white-edged foliage that makes that perfect specimen plant for any shade garden; name represents the true form of 'Ginbuchi Tachi' from Aomori Prefecture in Japan as identified by Mr. Kimio Muroya of Hirosaki, Japan.

Size: 18"H by 36" wide.

Flower:   Purple

Hosta Silver Threads and Golden Needles  

Small  mound of Gold leaves speckled with green flecks. Sport of Cheatin Heart.

Size: 6 " H. by 8" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Singing in the Rain  

A giant hosta; use as a specimen plant.  A sport of the hugely popular 'Dancing in the Rain' PP15977.  Thick, blue-green leaves have a narrow, chartreuse margin that brightens to gold.

Size: 32 " H. by 48" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Sleeping Beauty  

A sport of the award winning 'Halcyon', similar to 'Aristocrat' PP11286.  Pointed leaves are frosty blue-green with a cream margin.  A superb grower with thick leaves that demonstrate good slug resistance.

Size: 16 " H. by 20" wide.

Flower: Purple Blue

Hosta Snowstorm

 

Medium  mound of  green leaves.  Seedling of Rectifolia.

Size: 14 " H. by 32" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Solare Flare

 

Large mound of Chartreuse leaves early, bright gold by mid-summer; slightly rippled margin; good substance.

Size: 32 " H. by 360" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Something Else

 

Sport of 'Olive Bailey Langdon'; non-burning alternative to 'Golden Sunburst'.

Size: 19" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta So Sweet

 

Hosta of the Year 1996

 

Large mound of white margined foliage; fragrant flowers.

Size: 22" H. by 50" wide.

Fragrant Flower

Flower: Pale Lavender

 Hosta Sparkle

 

 

Green and white-streaked; maroon red petioles; good substance.  Sensational Japanese cultivar out of Hosta longipes from Mr. Katsuyoshi Tanaka ; combines a beautifully streaked leaf and rich, maroon red petioles; striking specimen plant in the garden; 2009 AHS registration

Size: 10" H by 28" wide.

Flower: Purple

 Hosta Sparkler

 

A miniature sized clump of slender leaves with very narrow, creamy white to white centers and dark green margins that jet into the center. The showy variegation offers terrific contrast. The leaves are of heavy substance, increasing their slug resistance.

Size: 6" H by 10" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Spilt Milk

 

Large mound of thick substance foliage with misted green and white centres.

Size: 24" H.  by 52" wide.

Flower: Near white

Hosta Spinach Souffle

 

 

Bob Solberg selected this s a wider-margined version of ‘Garden Treasure’ with obvious tetraploid traits. Its thick-substanced leaves are deep green in the center with wide, gold margins, measuring 8" by 8".

Size: 14" H.  by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Spring Fling  

Medium green centre with a wide heavily rippled creamy yellow to white margin, good substance.

Size: 17" H.  by 49" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Stained Glass

Designer Hosta

 

Hosta of the Year 2006

 

Large mound of chartreuse-centered foliage with large dark green margins. Large fragrant flowers. Sport of Guacamole.

Size: 24" H by 54" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Stepping Out

 

Medium Mound of striking bluish green centre and gold margin. Very slug resistant.

Size: 16" H by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Stiletto

 

Low dense mound of narrow heavily rippled white margined foliage.

Size: 12" H by 32" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Stonewall  

Large mound of bluish-green leaves become dark green by mid-summer. This seedling of Hosta Sieboldina Elegans forms a huge spreading mound.

Size: 36" H by 60" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Stormy Seas (2014)

 

Hybrid of H. sieboldiana ‘Frances Williams’ X (‘Marilyn’ X ‘Tardiflora’) from our nursery (Mark Zilis, 2004 AHS registration); selected for its unruly habit and outstanding color; differs from its H. sieboldiana parent its flowering habits and foliage size.

Size: 26"H by 52" wide.

Flower:   Pale Lavender

Hosta St. Paul  

(T. Goad, NR) M-L From Cincinnati, Ohio's Tom Goad comes this wonderful sport of 'Paul's Glory'. Thick gold heart-shaped leaves are bordered by a wide blue-green margin.  Destined to become a classic!

Size: 24" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Strawberry Yogurt

 

Mark Zilis hybrid of ‘Raspberry Sorbet’ X ‘Shining Tot’ (2009 AHS registration); resembles its pod parent, only smaller.

Size: 6"H by 16" wide.

Flower:   Rosy Bluish Purple

Hosta Striptease

 

Hosta of the Year 2005

 

Medium  mound of green margined leaves with a narrow band of gold in the center. Sport of Gold Standard.

Size: 20" H by 50" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Sugar and Spice

 

From nurseryman Mark Zilis of Q & Z comes this vigorous sport of H. 'Invincible'. 'Sugar and Spice' has glossy, medium-green leaves edge with a bright creamy-white edge. The medium sized mound has good sun tolerance.

Size: 20" H by 48" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sugar Daddy  

Sport of 'Big Daddy' with round blue-green leaves with irregular white margins, streaking somewhat into leaf centre.

Size: 24 " H. by 36" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Sum & Substance

 

Hosta of the Year 2004

 

Immense mound of chartreuse to medium gold foliage.  Largest Hosta Cultivar.

Size: 31"  H. by 70" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sum Cup-O-Joe

 

Chartreuse Centre with a thin white margin, thick substance. Sport of sum and substance.

Size: 22"  H. by 49" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sum of All

 

Giant; Giant, green center surrounded by 1/2" to 1" wide gold margin. With maturity the gold margin can go up to 3".

Size: 31"  H. by 70" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sumsational

 

Green-edged sport out of ‘Sum and Substance’ found at our nursery many years ago; margin much darker than previously introduced ‘Sum and Subtle’.

Size: 26"H by 50" wide.

Flower:   Pale Lavender

Hosta Sum Total

 

Huge mound green-centered with a gold margin. Sport of Sum and Substance.

Size: 32"  H. by 80" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Summer Breeze  

Sensational sport of Summer Music. Wide gold margins surround a rich green centre.

Size: 22"  H. by 30" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Summer Fragrance

 

Large mound of white margined green centered foliage. Fragrant flowers.

Size: 26"  H. by 57" wide.

Fragrant Flower

Flower: Pale Lavender 

 

Hosta Summer Lovin

 

 

Gold Margin leaf with dark green center; wide, yellow margin; thick substance.  TC sport out of 'Summer Breeze' developed by Q & Z Nursery (2004 AHS registration); differs from its mother plant by its much darker green center, offering an excellent contrast to the rich yellow margin.

Size: 18"  H. by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender 

Hosta Summer Music

 

Medium mound of white centered green margined foliage.

Size: 18"  H. by 41" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Summer Olympics  

Gold leaved sport of Hosta 'Alex Summers' introduced during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece; large, semi-upright mound of foliage that is a much brighter gold than 'Gold Regal' (the mother plant of 'Alex Summers'); possibly tetraploid

Size: 16"  H. by 33" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sun Power

 

Large dense mound of wavy bright gold foliage.

Size: 28"  H. by 70" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Super Nova

 

Reversed Aurora Borealis sport.  Gold centered, green margined foliage.

Size: 24"  H. by 50" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Surfer Girl

Rhis darling miniature hosta was named for its pronounced, heavily wavy margins reminiscent of the ocean waves. Has pointed, dark green leaves.

Size: 6"  H. by 12" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 

Hosta Sutter's Mill

 

A Giant mound of gold hybrid of ‘High Noon’ X ‘Big John’ from Bob Balitewicz of Westville, IN who describes this as being a gold-leaved version of ‘Big John’.  Bright gold; good substance; moderately corrugated.

Size: 30"  H. by 72" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Sweet Home Chicago

 

Dense mound of gold centered, green margined foliage.  Sport of Birchwood Parky's Gold.

Size: 17" H. by 43 " wide.

Flower: Medium Lavender

 

Hosta Sweet Innocence

 

A Tetraploid form of Fragrant Bouquet.  Large broadly ovate light apple green leaves are of good substance and much wider creamy white margins that don't burn.   A specimen hosta for bright, filtered sun.

Size: 17" H. by 43 " wide.

Flower: Near White Lavender

 

Hosta Swirls

 

A fantastic new streaked sport from H. Geisha that forms a very dense medium-sized mound 16" tall and 30" wide. The leaves are brilliantly streaked in the spring, having a mix of green with gold streaks. Leaves change to chartreuse with faint streaking in late summer. 

Size: 16" H. by 30 " wide.

Flower: Purple

Hosta T. Rex  

This hosta was actually registered as ‘Tom Rex’, but it generally known as ‘T. Rex’ for obvious reasons.  It is immense.  Huge, slightly wavy, heart-shaped green leaves, lightly puckered.  Sport of Montana Big John.

Size: 30" H. by 80 " wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Tattoo

 

Small mound of chartreuse margined gold centered foliage with a distinctive darker green watermark in the area between margin and centre. Sport of  Little Aurora.

Size: 14" H. by 40" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Taurus

 

Incredibly corrugated, deep blue-green introduction from Jim Husemann of Asbury, Iowa; selected seedling from ‘Rosedale Black Hole’ (2009 AHS registration); WOW!! .

Size: 20"H by 45" wide.

Flower:   Pale Lavender

Hosta Teaspoon

 

Dense mound of  light green centered foliage with a green margin.

Size: 16" H. by 39" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Teeny-Weenie  Bikini

 

Dense mound of  light green centered foliage with a green margin.

Size: 6" H. by 18" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 Hosta Temptation

 

sieboldiana 'Elegans' sport, green leaves with a white center, rarely seen in the trade.

Size: 18" H. by 28" wide.

Flower: White

 Hosta The High Life (2014)

 

Foliage darkens as the season progresses; a sport of 'Cajun Sunrise' from Q & Z Nursery; introduced at the 2013 AHS Convention in Milwaukee, WI.

Size: 15" H. by 36" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta The King

 

 

Attractive variegation; medium-large mound size; sport of ‘Sir Richard’ from Jim Schwarz of Dubuque, Iowa

Size: 20" H. by 50" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta The Queen

 

 

 

Attractive variegation; medium-sized mound; sport of ‘Sir Richard’ from Jim Schwarz of Dubuque, Iowa; great for container planting or the garden.

Size: 16" H. by 31" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta The Razor's Edge

 

This sharp looking hosta has an upright habit which draws attention to the extremely bright red petioles of the long narrow  intensely ruffled lance-shaped green leaves.

Size: 16" H. by 32" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Thumbelina

 

Compact mound of  green foliage with a creamy margin.

Size: 10 " H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Thunderbolt

 

Thick blue green margins with a creamy white centre.

Size: 20" H. by 36" wide.

Flower: White

Hosta Tick Tock

 

'Tick Tock' forms a nice compact mound of yellow leaves surrounded by dark green margin. With its smaller size and good growth rate, it is ideal for use as an edging plant in the woodland garden.   A 'Gold Drop' Sport..

Size: 8" H. by 16" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Tiny Tears

 

Small, dense mound of green foliage; that makes an excellent edger or rock garden plant; H. venusta-type plant.

Size: 6" H. by 21" wide.

Flower: Medium Purple

Hosta Titanic

 

Immense mound of green centered with a wide greenish yellow margin.  Sport of Sum and Substance.

Size: 31"  H. by 70" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Tokudama 

 

Medium large mound of  blue green leaves.

Size: 14"H. by 30" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Tokudama Flavocircinalis

 

Medium large mound of gold margined blue green leaves.

Size: 17"H. by 48" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa

 

Medium large mound near the top of any "best hosta" list making it worth putting up with slow growth rate; colors intensify and change with maturity; excellent specimen or edging plant.

Size: 15"H. by 32" wide.

Flower: Near White

 Hosta Tomahawk (2014)

 

Sport of ‘Tattoo’ from Van Wade, differing from its mother plant by its lack of a watermark.

Size: 13" H. by 28" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Torchlight

 

Medium large mound of white margined green foliage.

Size: 22" H. by 45" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Tortilla Chip

 

Medium large mound of bright yellow heart shaped foliage. Fragrant flowers.

Size: 20" H. by 36" wide.

Flower: Near white

 

Hosta Touch of Class

 

This sharp new hosta, the tetraploid form of 'June', emerges in the spring with intense blue leaves with a gold flame in the leaf center. A green pattern occurs where the gold and blue overlap.  The leaves have an incredible thick substance and are held more upright than 'June'. 

Size: 16" H. by 30" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Tripple Ripple

 

Wide; heavily rippled, 1/2" wide, chartreuse margin surround rich blue-green centers; thick substance.

Size: 20" H. by 52" wide.

Flower: Near White

 Hosta Tropical Dancer

 

Heart-shaped, green leaves display wide, pie crust ruffled, creamy white margins which brighten to white.  Forms a broad mound.

Size: 14" H. by 26" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta True Blue

 

Large cupped hosta with shaped blue leaves with a heavy texture and good pest resistance.

Size: 18" H. by 36" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Twilight

 

Medium large mound of large gold margined green foliage. Sport of Aureomarginata

Size: 23" H. by 52" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Twilight Time  

Dense, medium-sized mound of rippled, blue leaves, bright blue; moderately rippled; elliptic-ovate blade shape leaves.

Size: 11" H. by 39" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

 Hosta Twirlatini (2014)

 

A  hybrid of a sport of 'Blue Dimples' x 'Shining Tot' from Mark Zilis; nice, small dense clump of bluish green foliage.

Size: 8" H. by 20" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Twist of Lime  

A sport of 'Lemon Lime' with twisting leaves -- hence the name. The narrow, chartreuse to lemon yellow leaves have dark green irregular margins that streak towards the midrib. 

Size: 4" H. by 10" wide.

Flower:  Purple    

Hosta Ultramarine 

 

 

Dense medium  mound of  rich brilliant bright blue foliage.

Size: 18" H. by 40" wide

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Undulata Erromena 

 

 

medium green tapering leaves topped with tall scapes of violet flowers.  Very quick growing good ground cover.  Medium mound size at maturity..

Size: 18" H. by 40" wide

Flower:  Violet

Hosta Unforgettable 

 

 

Unforgettable hosta is a cross between Gold Regal and Golden Medallion. It forms and upright mound.  The leaves of this hosta are dark green widely margined with chartreuse turning yellow. The thick leaves provide slug resistance..

Size: 24" H. by 24" wide

Flower:  Lavender

Hosta Venetian Star

 

 

Hybrid of a seedling X ‘Venetian Blue’ offers heavily rippled margins, deep blue foliage color, and an arching mound habit; developed at Q & Z nursery.

Size: 19" H. by 40" wide

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Victory 

 

 

 

Vigorous, huge mound of attractively margined foliage; sport of Hosta nigrescens 'Elatior' developed at our nursery; outstanding variegated specimen or background plant

Size: 30" H. by 70" wide

Flower: Near White

Hosta Vim and Vigor

 

 

 

A green-leaved sport of H. 'Sum and Substance'.  Huge, 20 inch wide, broadly ovate leaves rapidly form large mounds of foliage.  Leaves emerge very dark green in spring with a light bloom (wax-like coating) making them look more blue-green. As each leaf ages, the bloom transforms into a very shiny surface, revealing the dark green color below.  A gigantic hosta you've got to see to believe!

Size: 36" H. by 60" wide

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Virginia Reel (2014)

 

This striking small hosta is an excellent specimen for troughs and shaded rock gardens. It forms a low, pinwheel-like mound of pointy lance shaped leaves of good substance.  The blue-green leaves have yellow margins which lighten to creamy yellow through the season. 

Lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer. 

Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage.

 

Breeder: Springer

 

Size: 8"H by 12" wide.

Flower:  Lavender

   

 

Hosta Vulcan

 

 

 

 

This sport of H. 'Captain Kirk' has creamy-white leaves with dark green margins. Gold streaks occur along the interior margins where the white and green overlap. H. 'Vulcan' has a vigorous growth rate for a white centered hosta. Very classy!

Size: 17" H. by 34" wide

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta War Paint

Reverts to all green early

 

 

 

 

Bright golden leaves in spring with a very rippled green margin, will be green later, 'Niagara Falls' sport.

Size: 40" H. by 70" wide

Flower: Lavender

 

Hosta Wave Runner

 

 

 

Variegated sport of ‘Squash Casserole’ from John Van Ostrand of Hawthorn Woods, IL; combines the rippled margins and vigor of its mother plant with a touch of variegation.

Size: 19" H. by 57" wide

Flower: Purple

Hosta Wheaton Blue

 

Large mound of medium blue green foliage.  Sport of Paul's Glory.

Size: 26" H. by 50" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Wheee

Extremely ruffled, cream colored margins extend from the tip of each green leaf all the way down the petiole to the crown.

Size: 14" H. by 28" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Whirlwind

 

Medium large mound of greenish white centered foliage.

Size: 19" H. by 40" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Whirlwind Romance

 

Medium-sized mound of white-centered, green-margined foliage.

Size: 17" H. by 34" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Whirlwind Tour

 

Sport of 'Whirlwind'; unlike 'Whirlwind', center starts green and turns lighter through the growing season; impressive variegation make this an excellent choice as a specimen plant

Size: 18" H. by 38" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Wishing Well

This large hosta holds its beautiful blue colour even when planted in 2/3 day of sun.  Its uniquely textured leaves emerge cupped and unfold as they mature.  Large, thick leaves are more slug resistant.

Size: 23" H. by 38" wide.

Flower: Near White

 

Hosta Whisky Sour

 

Hybrid of 'Ogon Tsushima' X Hosta yingeri from Bob Solberg (2002 AHS registration); forms a medium-sized, rounded mound of shiny, bright gold foliage.  Shiny, bright gold; slightly corrugated; good substance; wavy leaves.

Size: 10" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta White Butterflies (2014)

Rich green foliage combined with pure white flowers; a hybrid of H. 'None Lovelier' x 'Rosedale Lost Dutchman' from Q & Z Nursery.

Size: 14" H. by 33" wide.

Flower: White

 

Hosta White Christmas

 

An attention-grabbing hosta features some stunning contrasts! The smooth, pure white, wavy, leaves accented with a touch of ivory are edged neatly with dark green margins.

Size: 12" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta White Elephant

This hosta is an exciting introduction. It may be the large, fast growing, white-centered hosta for which we all have been waiting. Large, bright white leaves with a narrow dark green margin have lighter green streaks sandwiched in between. It appreciates morning sun and ample water.

Size: 20" H. by 55" wide.

Flower: Light Lavender

Hosta Wide Brim

 

Medium large mound of creamy yellow margined, green foliage.

Size: 18" H. by 45" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Winfield Blue

 

Medium large mound of powdery blue color that holds into late summer; moderate corrugation; good substance.

Size: 18" H. by 45" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

Hosta Winsome

 

Small mound of medium green foliage with slightly rippled, creamy white margin and light green streaking.

Size: 8" H. by 15" wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Winter Snow

 

The best white-edged sport out of ‘Sum and Substance’; great color contrast between the gold center and white margin; from Jim Anderson (2003 AHS registration). 

Size: 33" H. by 82 " wide.

Flower: Pale Lavender

Hosta Wolverine

 

Medium mound of gold margined leaves with a blue green centre. Sport of Dorset Blue.

Size: 18" H. by 34" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender

 

Hosta Wonderful

 

This tiny hosta has teardrop-shaped yellow leaves that form a very cute delicate miniature mound. Hybridized by Randy Goodwin, it is a perfect container hosta or grow it as Randy does in a special bed just for minis along a walk.  

Size: 3" H. by 6 " wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Wooly Bully  

Sport of Blue Boy. Medium mound of powdery blue gray green leaves.

Size: 14" H. by 24" wide.

Flower: Lavender

Hosta Woolly Mammoth  

Gold-edged sport of 'Blue Mammoth'; outstanding gold margins nicely contrast the blue-green center with a wide, gold margin; thick substance.

Size: 28" H. by 60" wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Wylde Green Cream

 

 

Sport of Vanilla Cream.  Dense mound of dark green margin surrounding a bright gold centre.

Size: 12" H. by 30" wide.

Flower: Lavender 

Hosta Xanadu  

Wide-edged version of 'Island Charm' developed by Alex Malloy; distinctly different from its mother plant by wider leaf margins and a much better growth rate.

Size: 9" H. by 20" wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta X-Rated  

Fabulous Ron Simmering sport of his equally unusual 'X-ray'; leaf center white for the whole growing season.

Size: 4" H. by 18" wide.

Flower: Bright Purple

 Hosta Yankee Blue

This vigorously growing blue hosta forms a full, symmetrical, wide mound that really makes a statement in the landscape.  The wavy blue leaves turn blue-green late in the season.

Size: 20" H. by 50 " wide.

Flower: Near White

Hosta Yellow Splash Rim

 

Medium mound of heavily streaked, yellow, cream and green leaves, often with a creamy yellow margin.  Sport of Neat  Splash.

Size: 18" H. by 43" wide.

Flower: Bluish Purple

Hosta Yin  

Sport of 'Maize and Blue' from Jim & Sandy Wilkins (2002 AHS registration); sharply contrasting variegation, i.e. shiny, dark green center, creamy yellow margins.

Size: 12" H. by 26" wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Zebra Stripes (2014)

A hybrid of H. 'Abba Dabba do' x 'Outhouse Delight' from Plant Ddelights Nursery; definetly an attention getter in the garden.

Size: 10" H. by 28 " wide.

Flower: Lavender

 Hosta Zeppelin (2014)

Rare 1990 hybrid of ‘Creme de Menthe’ X (H. kikutii leuconota X H. hypoleuca) from our nursery; forms a large-sized mound of blue-green foliage; leaf shape resembles the Zeppelin airship.

Size: 20" H. by 50 " wide.

Flower: Pale Purple

Hosta Zounds

 

Large mound of heavily corrugated bright gold foliage.

Size: 22" H. by 50" wide.

Flower: Very Pale Lavender




 
   
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