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'Blue Mouse Ears'
'Frosted Mouse Ears'
Green Mouse Ears
'Holy Mouse Ears'
'Silver Threads and Golden Needles'
'Fire and Ice'
'Pineapple Upside Down Cake'
tardiana 'June Fever''
'Touch of Class'
'Dancing In The Rain'
'My Child Insook'
'Queen of the Seas'
s. 'Frances Williams'
'Sum and Substance'
'Sum of All'
HOSTA, Plaintain Lily/Funkia: shade/partial shade; bloom times vary.
Excellent perennials for shade that require minimal care. Lovely massed in
woodland settings or used as specimens. Wonderful groundcovers. Some do
tolerate full sun, but those with variegated leaves do best in shade.
HOSTA MINI and SMALL - 6-12”
Mini and Small Hosta are naturally slow growing and should be placed away
from more vigorous plants. Due to minis tiny roots, plants must be carefully
watched for water. Adding organic matter and mulching well will help hold
water in the soil.
‘Abby.’ Leaves are blue-green with lime to gold edge. Light lavender flowers
bloom in summer. This sport of Gold Drop is a rapid grower and forms a dense
8 inches tall by 18 inches wide.
‘Alakazaam.’ Flashy mini Hosta with long narrow, ruffled green leaves and
yellow margins that brighten to white. Lavender flowers in late summer.
'Allen P. McConnell.’ Small; lavender flowers; vigorous compact grower with
dark green oval leaves with a fine white margin; good for edging. Grows 13”
high (in bloom) and wide.
‘Blonde Elf.’ Excellent mini gold with wavy margins. 8” racemes of lavender
flowers in summer. Tiny plant grows 6-9” wide.
‘Blue Mouse Ears.’ 2008 HOSTA OF THE YEAR by the American Hosta
Society. Winner of the 2011 Benedict Garden Performance Medal by the
American Hosta Society for representing the best-of-the-best, the ultimate
hosta that performs well in gardens in all regions. Small, round, blue,
distinctive heart-shaped, thick leaves with tiny white edges, form a tight,
compact mound. Pale lavender flowers on short 6 to 9 inch scapes bloom in
mid summer. Compact reaching only 6 to 7 inches tall and spreading 12 inches
wide. Slug resistant.
‘Cherry Berry.’ Lance-like leaves have white centers and dark green margins
that jet frequently into the clear white. The leaf petioles and scapes show
a clear reddish color. Cherry colored seed pods in fall. Grows 10 inches
tall and wide. Lavender flowers in July and August. Grow in full to part
shade in moist, well drained soil.
'Chickadee.' A mini with thick waxy creamy yellow leaves are edged in dark
green and peppered with green flecks. Grows 8" wide, 1' tall lavendar
flowers appear in late summer.
‘Cracker Crumbs.’ Swirling clumps of pointed gold leaves edged in green.
Small; 5 inches tall and wide.
‘First Mate’. A tetraploid sport of ‘Kabitan’ with improved vigor, more
pronounced variegation, and a more upright habit. Long, narrow leaves have
dark green, heavily ripples margins and a gold center that lightens to
cream. Lavender flowers bloom in mid to late summer on 24 inch scapes.
Small, reaching only 10 inches tall.
‘Frosted Mouse Ears.’ Wide, creamy white margins with a bluish-green center.
Attractive purple flowers. The premier dwarf-sized plant for the shady
garden! Height 7”.
‘Ginko Craig.’ small, short lance-like green leaves with sharp white border;
excellent small Hosta. Grows 12” high by 33” wide.
‘Gold Edger.’ Forms a dense mound of golden foliage, reaching 8” tall and
wide. Great edging plant for the shady border. Pale lavender flowers reach
14” tall. Grow in full to part shade.
‘Golden Prayers.’ Gold puckered leaves make a up a showy, small mound. Soft
lilac flowers in fall. 12” tall. A little bit of morning sun with help bring
out the gold color.
‘Golden Tiara.’ medium to small Hosta; light heart-shaped leaves with a
distinct golden border, white and purple streaked flowers. Awarded the Nancy
Minks Award by the American Hosta Society for outstanding small-leafed
'Green Mouse Ears.' Deeply cupped, green leaves are topped with lavender
striped bell shaped flowers in summer. Grows 6" tall, 12" wide.
‘Gum Drop.’ Great border plant with 2 1/2" wide, classy, solid green-blue
leaves forming a compact mound. Medium lavender flowers from June-July.
'Holy Mouse Ears.' Thick round leaves with white centers are surrounded by
uneven blue-green margins. Lavender flowers appear on short scapes in
summer. Grows 7" tall, 12" wide.
‘Lakeside Zing Zang.’ Very rare. Very unusual. An amazing sport of
Zinger.’ Thick, wavy white leaves have heavy green streaking and flecking,
‘Little Jay’ Miniature Hosta. In spring, the lance-shaped leaves are cream
with narrow, green margins. As the season progresses, they brighten to
near-white with dark green margins. Small leaves fold and ripple slightly.
Lavender flowers appear from early into midsummer 4” tall, 7” wide.
‘Little Treasure.’ Showy mini Hosta of creamy white with blue green margins.
Small, pointed leaves of good substance. Lavender flowers. Height 6”.
‘Mighty Mouse.’ Blue-green to grey-green center with creamy white margins. A
delightful variegated miniature hosta. Height 8”.
A cute mini hosta
bearing rounded leaves with blue green margins and a creamy yellow to creamy
white center. Like its parent 'Blue Mouse Ears,' 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. Foliage height 4”, scape height 8”, spread 5”.
'Rainbow's End.' Dramatic rubbery leaves have a yellow center with yellow
rays that turn white by summer. Large lavender flowers open in late summer
on red flower scapes. Clumps grow 4" tall, 12" wide.
‘Rainforest Sunrise.’ An exciting plant with radiant gold leaves with
dramatic dark green borders. Leaves are thick and glossy, holding up well as
season. Slug resistant. Light lavender flowers are produced on tall 18 scapes in midsummer.
'Ripple Effect.' Unique sport of 'June' with long, narrow,
wavy, golden yellow leaves. Very narrow, blue-green margin occasionally jets
into the center. Center deepens to chartreuse in summer. Forms a low,
horizontal mound. Light lavender flowers, grows 4-6" tall.
‘Sea Thunder.’ Creamy white center bordered by streaky, glossy green margin.
Centers get whiter during the summer. 12 inches tall with erect habit and
fast growing. Lavender flowers.
‘Show Boat.’ Broad, elongated dark foliage with a wide creamy white margin.
The edges of each leaf turns up a bit. Fragrant lavender flowers. Grows to
12 inches high and 30 inches wide. Grow in full to part shade.
‘Silver Threads and Golden Needles.’ A compact miniature hosta that is
popular among collectors. Small, gold leaves are splotched with green flecks
and streaks in the center. Makes a nice mature specimen for containers or
the front of the border. Lavender flowers are produced in mid to late
summer. 6” tall, 12” wide.
‘Sitting Pretty.’ A miniature, spreading hosta with lance shaped,
creamy-yellow leaves with a two-toned green edge. Funnel shaped lavender
flowers bloom on 12 inch scapes in the midseason. Leaves range in shape from
round to lance shapes, and colors can be yellow to green to blue, often with
white or yellow or green margins. Grows 4 inches wide and 8 inches wide.
'Sparkler.' A striking , one-of-a-kind Hosta that
makes a showy specimen in troughs or other small containers. It forms 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. 6" tall, 10"wide, flower scape height 8".
'Surfer Girl.' This darling miniature hosta was named for its
pronounced, heavily wavy margins reminiscent of the ocean waves. Each
pointed, dark green leaf measures only 2” long x 1” wide, but since the
plant is stoloniferous, it fills in to form a nice little patch. Pale
purple, tubular flowers rise well above the foliage in midsummer. Use this
one as a small scale groundcover or in containers. Foliage height 6”, scape
height 18”, spread 12”.
‘Tropical Storm.’ Heart shaped puckered leaves of green with light green
margins. Margins transition to bright yellow. Height 8-10”.
‘Yellow Splash.’ Forms a neat mound of attractive green hear-shaped leaves
splashed and streaked with creamy yellow. Lavender flowers bloom in
midsummer on tall stalks. Grows 12 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Grow in
full to part shade in moist, well drained soil.
HOSTA MEDIUM – 12-24”
‘Abiqua Drinking Gourd.’ Deeply cupped, blue-green leaves. Thick and heavily
corrugated foliage. White flowers bloom on 22” scapes. Height 18”.
‘Ann Kulpa.’ Striking variegation with wide dark green margins and celadon
green jetting into the narrow yellow enter that brightens to ivory.
Moderately corrugated leaves on ivory petioles with green stripes grow to 20
inches tall. Pale lavender flowers bloom on ivory scapes to 28 inches in mid
‘Antioch.’ Middle green leaves with irregular white margination are held
erect. Foliage grows to 18 inches tall and 20 inches wide. Lavender flowers
bloom in June on 36 scapes. Grow in full to part shade.
‘Aphrodite.’ Large, glossy, bright green leaves with pointed tips and
impressive double flowers. Height 18” Spread 24”
‘Blue Cadet.’ Medium to 16”; blue-green heart-shaped leaves forming dense
mounds; lavender blooms in late summer; nice for small gardens and edging.
‘Blue Ivory.’ Thick foliage displays a wide, creamy white margin and blue
center. Lavender flowers are produced in midsummer. Slug resistant. Height
16”, Spread 30”.
‘Bright Lights.’ Heavily puckered leaves emerge with dark gold centers, and
are accentuated with dark blue edges. Foliage grows to 15 inches tall. Short
stalks of white flowers in early summer.
‘Brother Stephan.’ A favorite of hosta enthusiasts. Forms a large 20 inch
tall clump of thick, heavily corrugated, puckered leaves. Spring leaves are
chartreuse with a blue margin. Mature leaves are gold with a green margin.
Near white flowers bloom on 24in scapes in late spring, early summer.
‘Christmas Candy.’ A strikingly variegated, medium-sized Hosta, who's
lance-shaped apple-green leaves are plashed with a bright white centre.
Grows very well for a white leaved variety. Soft-lavender flowers. Mutant of
‘Night Before Christmas’.
‘Clifford’s Stingray.’ Feathery white leaves surrounded by heavy green
edging. Holds up well in full sun, giving it a lot of versatility through
the garden. Lavender blooms are clustered at the top instead of trailing
down the scape like other Hostas. Height 12-18”
‘Clovelly.’ Easily identified at a single glance. Green leaves with
prominent deep piecrust edges are of good substance and are held
horizontally. Mature leaves show some pebbling or dimpling. Clump will grow
18 inches tall. Pale lavender flowers bloom on 24 inch scapes in mid summer.
‘Crowned Imperial.’ Gray-green leaves with a creamy white edge are 9” long
and 6” wide. A vigorous grower and relatively sun tolerant. Lavender
flowers. 15” tall, 22” wide.
‘Dancing Queen.’ Exceptional mid-sized yellow Hosta. Yellow foliage stay all
season long. Lavender flowers bloom mid to late summer. Height 18”.
‘Diana Remembered.’ Blue-green leaves with creamy white margins.
‘Enterprise.’ White center with green-yellow transfer to green margin. Height
16” Spread 24”
‘Eye Declare.’ The brightest colored hosta in the spring. Brilliant light
yellow leaves with a deep green margins. A sport of 'Sea Fire.’ Lavender
flowers emerge from darker buds on 22" scapes in mid to late summer. Grows
18” tall, 20” wide.
‘Fire and Ice.’ Pure white leaves with very dark green margins. Heavy leaf
substance. Lavender flowers are produced on white flower stems. Medium to
24” wide. A spectacular sport of H. ‘Patriot’.
fortunei ‘Francee.’ Medium to large; dark green rounded leaves with distinct
thin white edges; lavender flowers. Variegation holds up well in full sun
providing superb color contrast. Winner of the American Hosta Society Eunice
‘Fried Green Tomatoes.’ Rich green heart shaped leaves make a broad mound to
26”. Fragrant white flowers with a lavender blush appear on 40” scapes.
'Fragrant Blue.' Wavy and thick chalky blue leaves hold their color well
into summer. Continues to send up leaves throughout season. Sweetly fragrant
flowers top 22" scapes in summer. Hummingbird and songbird favorite.
'Fragrant Queen.' Large, fragrant, flashy near-white to light lavender
flowers are produced above the foliage in late summer. Its elongated
heart-shaped leaves display wide, creamy to pure white margins around a dark
green center with thick substance.
‘Gypsy Rose.’ Green edges with a thick, yellow center and white stripes
running through it. Height 20” Spread 17”
‘Hanky Panky.’ Unlike any other Hosta you’ve ever seen. A natural sport of
‘striptease’, it emerges in spring with dark green leaves with a pale lime
green center. An ivory halo separates the center from the margin. The center
transforms to a creamy yellow, with the margin turning to near white.
Lavender flowers top the vigorous grower in midsummer.
'Hudson Bay.' This plant forms a large mound of
attractive foliage topped with near-white flowers on white scapes in early
summer. An improvement over its parent, ‘Eskimo Pie’,
this new sport is a much showier, larger specimen and a stronger grower
overall. The wider, brighter blue margin and apple green jetting contrast
nicely with the creamy white center all season long. The leaves are of heavy
substance, exhibiting good slug resistance in the landscape. Proven Winner.
Foliage height 24”, scape height 26”, spread: 24”.
‘Independence.’ Dark green leaves with creamy-white margins speckled with
green. Speckling intensifies as the season progresses. Lavender flowers.
Sport of ‘Revolution’.
‘Ivory Coast.’ A smaller sport of ‘Sagae,’ reaching only 20in tall, with
broader, rippled leaf margins. Spring leaves are grey-green with yellow
margins. Mature leaves have ivory margins, and grey-green jetting towards
the blue-green center. Lavender blue flowers bloom on 35 inch scapes in
‘King Tut.’ Gild your garden in gold with this brilliant hosta. Flat heart
shaped leaves have deep grooved veins. Pest resistant and easily grown.
Flowers mid summer with white blooms. 30 inches wide, 18 inches tall. Slug
Resistant and sun tolerant.
‘Lakeside Looking Glass.’ These leaves are so shiny you might even be able
to see your own reflection. Shiny dark-green oval leaves with rippled
margins appear yellow in early spring. Height 10”.
‘Lonesome Dove.’ Medium sized hosta to 17 inches with small, thick, cupped
leaves and an upright mounded habit. Blue-green margin, creamy white center,
and green jetting between the two. Lavender flower reach 24 inches in mid
‘Loyalist.’ The show-stopping reverse variegation of the famous Hosta
‘Patriot’. This plant has much heavier leaves, probably the result of being
a tetraploid. The leaf margin is deep green and the leaf center is nearly
pure white, and is not prone to melting out. The flowers are lavender on
cream-white stems in mid summer. One of the best white centered Hosta to
arrive on the gardening scene in over 25 years.
‘Maui Buttercups.’ One of the very best yellow hostas. Bright gold, 5",
rounded leaves are deeply cupped and corrugated. They are of heavy substance
and demonstrate good slug resistance. Forms a medium sized mound of foliage.
Flared, medium violet flowers appear on 18" scapes in midsummer.
‘Minuteman.’ Thick, slightly-cupped heart-shaped leaves with flame-shaped
dark-green centers and creamy white borders. Leaves have some puckering.
Better than average sun tolerance. Pale lavender-striped flowers on 24” scapes. Large, broad-spreading Hosta.
‘On Stage.’ Yellow leaves with dark green margin. Medium to large Hosta. The
two-tones margin streaks to the center. Lavender flowers. Grows 24” tall and
‘Patriot.’ Medium; an outstanding new Hosta! Heart shaped leaves have dark
green center with crisp 1" wide white margin; sport of 'Francee'. Rapidly
forms neat, pest resistant clumps. Named Hosta of the Year for 1997.
‘Pineapple Punch.’ Rippled, long and narrow leaves of dark green with gold
margins. Show specimen for the shady garden. Height 15”.
‘Pineapple Upside Down Cake.’ Long, narrow, pointed leaves emerge pure
green, then quickly develop narrow, dark green margins and bright gold
centers. Leaves are of good substance with rippled margins. Lavender flowers
appear on 28" scapes in late summer. 15” tall, 50” wide.
'Praying Hands' 2011 Hosta of the Year. A collector's
item that is unlike any other Hosta. Upright, narrow, tightly folded leaves
resemble hands folded in prayer. Dark green leaves are heavily rippled with
very narrow, gold margins. Leaves have a matte finish above but are folded,
revealing their shiny undersides. Abundant lavender flowers top 18" scapes
in summer. 18" tall, 16" wide.
‘Queen Josephine.’ Wonderful glossy, heart-shaped dark green leaves have
creamy yellow margin. Grows 24” wide. Purple flowers.
Rare tri-color leaves make this large Hosta
incredibly unique and showy. The colors change a bit with the seasons,
starting off with a creamy white center and green margins. Where the center
and margin meet, a beautiful shade of army green appears and the center
brightens to crisp white. The leaves become slightly cupped when they are
mature. 20" tall, 30" wide.
‘Remember Me.’ A large bright creamy center that is framed by a blue-green
margin. Attractive heart-shaped leaves measure 6” long and 4” wide. It
reaches a height of about 12” with a 20” spread.
‘Revolution.’ Medium. Dark green foliage with cream center. Center area has
speckling which is soft green in the springtime and darkens by summer. Heavy
substance, possibly a tetraploid. A revolution on hosta color patterns.
'Rockets Red Glare.' A hosta collector’s delight! 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. In late
summer, fabulous arching red scapes carry lavender flowers. Foliage height
12”, scape height 24”, spread 30”.
'Secret Ambition.' An
exceptional small to midsize Hosta with great color. Each blue-green leaf is
bordered by a yellow margin in spring, transitioning to creamy white in
summer. A tetraploid form with heavy leaf substance and a wide margin.
Near-white flowers above the clump in mid to late summer. Foliage height
10”, scape height 13-15”, spread 15”.
‘Shade Fanfare.’ Heart-shaped, bright green leaves with broad, creamy yellow
margins. Leaves are 7" long and 5 1/2" wide. Will take a fair amount of sun.
Produces an abundance of lilac flowers in midsummer.
‘St. Elmo’s Fire.’ Golden yellow leaves emerge in spring with white margins.
Showy red petioles provide for a spectacular show. Older leaves turn to
green providing great contrast with the younger leaves. Grow in full to part
‘Striptease.’ Medium; a unique ‘Gold Standard’ mutation with a light
yellowish center and very wide dark green edge. Named for the mysterious
thin white strip that dances between the yellowish green center and the dark
tardiana ‘Halcyon.’ Medium; powdery blue green leaves that contrast nicely
against green or gold foliage plants. Excellent variety that makes an
impressive mound. Will tolerate full sun; lavender flowers; thick leaves
that slugs can’t get through. Designated a Missouri Botanical Garden ‘Plant
of Merit’ for it’s outstanding qualities.
t. ‘June.’ A beautiful new introduction that is a sport of the blue H.
Halcyon. Creamy centered foliage with blue edges; the center gradually
changes to dark chartreuse. Unlike many light centered Hosta, the foliage on
this plant has great substance; appreciates some morning sun for best color,
violet flowers. 15" tall, 24" wide. violet flowers. 2001 Hosta of the Year.
t. ‘June Fever.’
Its ‘June’ with a coat of varnish. Uniquely
shiny nearly all-yellow leaves with narrow blue-green edges. Pointed, ovate
leaves have distinct, beautiful variegation. Narrow, dark green margins jet
towards the midrib. Leaf centers transition from bright yellow to chartreuse
in midsummer. Shiny leaves are of good substance. Lavender blue flowers
appear on 24" scapes in midsummer. Sport of H. ‘June’. 15" tall, 24" wide.
t. ‘Touch of Class.’ Fabulous new hosta, the tetraploid of ‘June’, emerges in
spring with intense blue leaves with a gold flame in the leaf center. A
green pattern occurs where the gold and blue overlap. Incredible thick
substance. Lavender flowers.
tokudama ‘Aureonebulosa.’ Heavily textured leaves are streaked with yellow
and have a blue-green margin. White flowers appear in early summer. Grows
‘Twilight.’ This spellbinding Hosta has foliage that emerges light green
with a yellow margin, but then changes into dark green and the yellow margin
fades into pure white during the season. The leaves are heart-shaped and are
somewhat wavy. Grows 30” tall and 20” wide. Medium to large Hosta.
Considered by all to be one of the best new introductions.
Extremely ruffled, cream colored margins
extend from the tip of each green leaf all the way down the petiole to the
crown. The leaves of this medium sized hosta are of excellent
substance, making them slug resistant in the landscape. Light lavender
flowers appear atop purple scapes in midsummer. Spreads 28-30", flowers grow
'White Feather.' White leaves that later turn green with beautiful white
stripes. Diploid variety with lavender flowers. Grows 14" tall, 24" wide.
‘Wide Brim.’ Medium; dark green leaves with very wide cream borders;
vigorous grower; excellent for use in floral arrangements; lavender flowers.
One of the finest white edged Hostas.
HOSTA LARGE – 24-36”
‘August Moon.’ Large, rounded, seer-suckered, golden leaves that stay
attractive all summer. White flowers with a touch of pale lavender in late
July-mid-August. Award winner.
‘Blue Angel.’ Cupped, heavily textured blue leaves grow 16” long and 13”
wide with time. One of the most vigorous growing large blue hostas. White,
hyacinthlike flowers in midsummer. 36” tall, spreads 48”.
‘Blue Umbrellas.’ IMMENSE shiny blue-green leaves. With its rapid growth
rate and huge size it will quickly become a giant. Lavender flowers in
This showy large hosta forms a wide clump of
attractive heart-shaped leaves with creamy yellow to creamy white margins
that jet into the dark green center. The extra wide, showy margins are what
set this hosta apart from the others. Near white flowers are produced in mid
to late summer. Grows 31" tall and 46" wide.
'Cathedral Windows.' A stunning large clump quickly
forms of rounded, bright gold leaves with very wide, dark green margins. As
the leaves mature, they become dome-shaped. Large, fragrant, near-white
flowers are produced well above the foliage in late summer. Improving on his
award winning hybrid ‘Stained Glass’, this new selection from Hans Hansen is
a large, tetraploid conversion. Foliage
height 19”, scape height 40-43”, spread 34”.
‘Daybreak.’ excellent large bright yellow. TOLERATES FULL SUN! If planted in
full sun, color becomes incredibly bright. Foliage is shiny and thick of
texture. Blue flowers in late summer.
‘Dancing In The Rain.’ A sport of 'Blue Umbrellas.' The pristine white
center is surrounded by bluish-green borders. Leaves have a thick substance.
Pale lavender flowers. Can grow to 32”.
'Dancing Stars.' Large leaves
with crisp white centers (emerges cream) and sharply contrasting blue-green
margins forms an attractive 36" mound. A strong grower with wider margins
and foliage of much thicker substance than its parent 'Dancing In the
Rain.' Light lavender flowers on white 30" scapes appear in midsummer. Height
24", 36" wide.
‘Dark Shadows.’ Thick, slightly ruffled foliage. Leaves have blue-green
centers highlighted with chartreuse veins and surrounded with broad,
irregular chartreuse margins that darken to green in summer. Fragrant
lavender flowers. Height 20” Spread 43”
‘Dream Queen.’ An improved ‘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. White
‘Earth Angel.’ A sport of the beloved ‘Blue Angel.’ Mature plants have
massive heart shaped blue-green leaves with wide creamy margins. Pale
lavender flowers appear on 40” scapes. Height 16-24”. Named 2009 Hosta of
the Year for its outstanding characteristics.
‘Empress Wu.’ Huge, massive, colossal, this baby is as big as they come.
Gargantuan dark green, deeply veined leaves of good substance can measure
more than 1½ feet wide and long. Plants can grow as tall as 4’+ tall and
spread 4-5’. Profuse huge leaves and strong upright habit create a
spectacular very tall and wide clump. Pale reddish violet flowers appear
just above the foliage in early to midsummer. Currently ‘Empress Wu.’ is
known as the biggest hosta in the world with a record breaking leaf
measurement of a whopping 61 cm.
‘Eskimo Pie.’ A real beauty with large cream-chartreuse leaves edged in
irregular blue green with apple green steaks. Leaves are round and puckered.
Centers lighten to bright white. Creamy white flowers. Grows 3’ wide.
‘First Frost’ 2010 Hosta of the Year. Intense blue-green leaves with creamy
yellow margins in spring that turn white in summer. Very pest resistant.
Light lavender flowers bloom mid-summer. Height 30”
‘Gold Standard.’ Medium large; light green leaves with a green border in
spring, as season progresses, the light green color turns to a creamy
yellow; lavender flowers; morning sun brings out golden color. Winner of the
American Hosta society Eunice Fisher Award and Minnesota Gold Award. An
outstanding variety that is highly recommended.
‘Great Expectations.’ Beautiful large round puckered leaves with wide,
irregular margins of blue and light green surrounds cream leaf centers;
white flowers. Incredible specimen plant!
‘Guacamole.’ Large, shiny, rounded green leaves with a gold center. Colors
will intensify with more light. Large fragrant lavender flowers in late July
and Aug. Very rapid grower Excellent landscape plant. Good sun tolerance.
Flowers up to 24”. Large, to 36” wide. Named The 2002 Hosta of the Year for
its outstanding qualities.
‘Guardian Angel.’ Spectacular sport of 'Blue Angel.' Large, thick,
blue-green leaves display a white center in early spring. By late spring, a
unique green misting appears over the white center. Mature plants tend to
keep their white center longer in the spring. Dense clusters of light
lavender flowers are produced in midsummer. Makes a fantastic specimen
plant, especially in spring when the variegation is most pronounced. Award:
‘Hollywood Lights.’ A bright yellow center is surrounded by wide dark green
margins. Forms a sizeable mound. Abundant pale lavender flowers emerge in
midsummer. Height 23”, spread 43”.
‘Hoosier Harmony.’ A sport of ‘Royal Standard, ’ with the same intensely
fragrant, large white flowers. Its leaves have a chartreuse to gold center
surrounded by an irregular dark green margin. This hosta is a wonderful
addition to any shade garden.
'Journey’s End.’ A monster that will grow 6 feet across. A sport of 'Choo
Choo Train.' Multiple award winner at two American Hosta Society National
Conventions. 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. Pale lavender flowers are produced in midsummer.
'Key West.' Intense gold, smooth, heart shaped leaves. Bright
filtered shade intensivies the gold coloration. Lavender flowers. Fast
growing to 28" tall, 45" wide.
'Krossa Regal.’ Foliage is frosty blue. Upright leaves. Up to 40” with
flower scapes up to 5’. Lavender flowers. Award winner.
‘Liberty’ 2012 Hosta of the
Year. A sensational hosta! A sport of the beloved ‘Sagae,’ it
features a wider, more dramatic border. A possible polyploid with thicker
leaves than ‘Sagae.' The yellow margins fade to creamy-white later in the
season. Lavender flowers top the clump in early summer. Grows 26" tall, 39"
wide. Flowers reach 40".
‘Love Pat.’ Large; very blue hosta with quilted, cupped leaves; pale
lavender flowers; excellent specimen plant; slug resistant. Spectacular!
‘Magic Fire.’ Distinctive flame-patterned green leaf centers with large
bright gold yellow margins distinguish this variety. Plant has a magnificent
presence in the shade garden. Pale lavender flowers. Grows 22” wide.
‘My Child Insook.’ Holds the record for the highest price ever paid for a hosta--$4,100 at a 1998 hosta convention! Rare in the trade. A large sport
of 'Outrageous.' Shiny, ivory white leaves with a dark green edge and
chartreuse jetting towards the midrib. Leaves have good substance, making
them less attractive to slugs. Pale lavender flowers are produced atop tall
scapes in mid to late summer. Outstanding specimen plant.
'Olive Bailey Langdon.’ An improved ‘Frances Williams’ with better color and
less prone to burning. Massive, thick, rounded leaves with powder blue
centers and wide irregular gold margins make a stunning presence in the
‘Paradigm’ 2007 Hosta of the Year by the American Hosta Growers
Association. Exceptional favorite with thick gold leaves with jetting
blue-green margins. Variegation intensifies as the leaves mature. Light
lavender flowers. Grows 24” wide.
‘Queen of the Seas.’ Large, heart shaped, blue leaves of good substance have
a very wavy pie crust edge. Taller, upright form and fantastic foliage make
this hosta a sight to behold in the shade garden. Height 2’, spread 4’.
In spring, frosty blue leaves of good
substance display wavy, creamy yellow margins. In summer, the color
transitions to blue-green with wide, creamy white margins. Hostas ‘Krossa
Regal’ and ‘Regal Splendor’ have long been admired for their distinctive
upright vase-shaped habit. The new ‘Regal Supreme’ has all of the
wonderful traits of its parent, ‘Krossa Regal’, but it displays a
significantly wider leaf margin than ‘Regal Splendor’. Like its
parent, lavender flowers appear on very tall scapes in mid through late
summer. Foliage height 28”, scape height 34-66”, spread 43”.
Sagae’ (formerly H. fluctuans ‘Variegated’). 30” high by 70” wide. Leaves
grow over 1 foot long, have gold margins that change to creamy white by
mid-summer. Margins stay gold in deeper shade. Lavender flowers up to 4’
high in mid-July and August. Vase-shaped; good slug resistance; excellent
background specimen or groundcover plant. Winner of numerous awards. Named
2000 Hosta of the Year.
sieboldiana ‘Elegans.’ Very large; 4-5' wide plant with heavily textured,
steel blue-green, rounded leaves; white flowers on compact scapes; color is
best in shade to light sun.
sieboldiana ‘Frances Williams.’ Medium-large; handsome, blue-green leaves
with wide golden yellow border; white flowers. Winner of the American Hosta
Society Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Award. Makes an impressive
specimen. Considered by all to be one of the finest Hosta available.
‘Stained Glass.’ It is hard to believe that there can be any Hosta better
than ‘Guacamole’, the 2002 Hosta of the year, but here it is! It is a far
superior form. It has brilliant, shiny gold foliage that is surrounded by a
2” dark green margin. Fragrant, light lavender flowers appear in summer. It
is very sun tolerant. This dazzling giant grows 48” around. Named the 2006
Hosta of the Year for its outstanding qualities.
‘Sum and Substance.’ Very large; huge, glossy, tough textured gold leaves
that make an impact in any garden; light lavender flowers; pest-resistant.
Winner of the American Hosta Society 1984 Midwest Gold Award, 1984 Eunice
Fisher award and the 1987 President's Exhibitor Trophy Award. Deer
‘Sum of All.’ One of the largest hosta available today. Each leaf reaches 16
inches across and have a whole 1 inch margin of golden yellow laid on
rippled kelly-green leaves. Grows 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide in three to
five years. Grow in moist soil in full to part shade. Slug resistant
‘Sun Dance.’ Variegation is creamy white in sun, but creamy yellow to gold
in dense shade. Performs well in full sun. 20” tall, 36” wide.
‘Sun Power.’ Brilliant gold leaves absolutely glow in the shade. Leaves are
somewhat twisted and are of better than average substance. Named for its
high degree of sun tolerance, its gold coloring is most intense when grown
in sun. Habit tends to be upright vase-shaped or arching. Pale lavender,
funnel-shaped flowers appear on 40" scapes in midsummer. Best Gold Leaf
Hosta Award, '86; Best Gold Hosta Award, '95 and '99. 24” tall, 48” wide.
‘Titanic.’ The name says it all. It’s a mammoth. This colossal new gold
edged cultivar is a variegated sport of Sum and Substance. Fantastically
ribbed foliage has a bright yellow margin. Light lavender flowers shoot up
40”. Its about as big as they come!
‘T-Rex.’ A gargantuan-sized Hosta! Gigantic, blue-green puckered leaves
measure 18” long x 14” wide. Large near white flowers are produced in early
summer. Foliage grows 30” tall and 80” wide.