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Hosta (hos'-ta)

Plantain Lily, Funkia

Hostas come in a wide array of sizes, leaf colors and leaf shapes. Spikes of bell-shaped flowers are white or lavender and bloom spring and summer. Large hostas are stunning as accent plants. Small varieties are great in mixed plantings or rock gardens. Hosta is named for a 19th century Austrian physician by the name of Nicolaus Thomas Host. Plantain Lily refers to the similarity of the leaves to plantain, a common lawn weed. Companion Plants: Ferns, Lysimachia, Tiarella, Aquilegia, Pulmonaria, Bergenia, Heuchera, Primula.

'Abique Drinking Gourd'

Thick, heavily puckered blue foliage. The leaves are deeply cupped and are held upright, forming an open clump about 20" tall. Near-white flowers.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Sun/Shade

#1 Cont.

'American Halo'

American Halo distinguishes itself with large blue leaves circled with a wonderful wide creamy-white margin. White flowers open in early summer. Grows 18-28" tall.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Sun/Shade

#1 Cont.

'Cherry Berry'

Durable lance shaped leaves with yellowish white centers and deep green irregular margins. In the summer it projects upward with deep reddish purple snakeskin patterned flowerstalks. Violet colored flowers give way to cherry red seed pods. Height 10", 26" in bloom.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Sun/Shade Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsGood for Dry Locations

'Mayan Moon'

A sport of 'August Moon' with dark green leaves and a wide gold margin. 34" wide and 22" tall. White flowers.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Sun/Shade

'Minute Man'

Slightly rippled, dark green leaves with wide, pure white margins; fast growing. Grows 18" tall and a spread of 24".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade

#1 Cont.

'Mount Everest'

Dark green slightly rippled with pure white margins. Clump is topped with near white flowers in July. Beautiful specimen not easily found. Medium mound size.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut Flower

'Orange Marmalade'

Wow! An outstanding sport of 'Pauls Glory'. Wide blue-green margins accent bright gold centers which change to near white in sunny locations. Pale lavender flowers. Grows 10-18" tall. Definately will be a "Top 10 Hosta" in the near future.

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Part Sun/Shade

#1 Cont.

'Christmas Tree'

Wide deep green leaves with creamy white margins. Foliage appears crinkled and heavy of substance. The white flowers bloom from July to August. Plant height of 20" spread of 36".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Dream Weaver'

Incredible leaves boast wide blue-green edges that sharply contrast the creamy yellow to white centers. The nearly round leaves are heavily corrugated and form clumps up to three feet wide when mature. Near white flowers appear in mid-summer. Grows 18" tall to 36" wide.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good Cut FlowerGood for Dry LocationsGround Cover

'Fire and Ice'

This cool white and green hosta is known for its striking foliage--irregular, flame-shaped white centers divide mid to dark green leaves. This hardy hosta is ideal for the front of a shady border as a ground cover or in masse. Pastel flowers bloom above its broad leaves in late spring to early summer. Grows up to 20".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray

'Morning Light'

This pale yellow foliage is surrounded by a wide, two-toned green margin. Pale lavender flowers. Grows 2-3 ft wide clump, moderate growth rate.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Northern Halo'

Large heart shaped blue leaves circled with a wonderful wide creamy-white margin. White flowers open in early summer. Grows 20".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Aristocrat'

With powder blue leaves surrounded with a creamy-yellow to white margin creates a very impressive plant with all the right characteristics, (one of a few with this color combination), with lavender flowers. This outstanding cultivar blooms mid to late summer and grows 16". PP# 11286.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

#1 Cont.

'Big Daddy'

Deep blue rounded leaves, very puckered, white flowers, slug resistant, blooms mid to late summer, grows 24-36?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'Blue Angel'

Huge, deep blue, with huge heart-shaped heavily textured leaves with deep veins, white, hyacinth-like flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 30-36".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray

'Bressingham Blue'

Wide cup shaped blue-green leaves, pearly white flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 24-26".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 9-2

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Brim Cup'

Cup-shaped leaves are rich green with wide, irregular white margins and a seersucker-like texture, flowers open light lavender and fade to white, blooms mid summer, grows 12-15".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

'Dream Queen'

Large, nearly round, corrugated bluish-green foliage with a narrow creamy white to yellow center. Blooms mid to late summer and grows 26".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

fluctuans 'Sagae' Variegated

Upright vase-shaped large hosta, wavy-edged, satiny blue-gray leaf wide creamy margin, flowers are white tinged with pale lavender, blooms mid to late summer, grows 22?-28?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Sun/Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

fortunei 'August Moon'

Large, rounded, golden-yellow leaves have a deeply crinkled, seersucker appearance, near-white flowers, blooms early to late summer, grows 15-20".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Fragrant Bouquet'

Bright green heart-shaped leaves with creamy white edge, white trumpet-shaped flowers, blooms mid to late fall, grows 18-22?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Sun/Shade Fragrant Flowers or FoliageGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'Golden Tiara'

Award-winning plant for outstanding small-leaved cultivar, heart-shaped, green leaves have a wide golden margin, purple flowers on tall spikes, blooms mid summer, grows 12-15".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Great Expectations'

A favorite of many, this beautiful Hosta does live up to its name. The thick, puckered leaves have showy sweeps of yellow and white framed by irregular blue-green borders. Forms clumps to 34" wide, topped by near-white flowers in early summer, grows 22".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

#1 Cont.

'Guacamole'

Imagine large near-white very fragrant blooms with Chartreuse leaves and a wide green edge, these clumps grow to 2' wide and 22' tall, blooms in late summer.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

'Hadspen Blue'

Blue-green heart-shaped leaves, lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 10-18?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Independence'

Dark green leaves have creamy white margins that are speckled with green. The leaves have thick substance and followed with pale lavender flowers. Medium mound size at maturity. Grows to 20" tall.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'June'

2001 Hosta of the Year, blue edged leaves with creamy centers that change to chartreuse, lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 15"

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

Knock Out'

Chartreuse yellow margins on a dark green center, some streaking toward the center, pale lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 12?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Mama Mia'

Eye-catching green leaves with creamy yellow margins, blooms mid to late summer, grows 20-22?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Night Before Christmas'

Striking dark green, pointed leaves have a creamy-white center which changes to pure white by mid-summer, lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 18".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'Paul's Glory'

Here's a variety deserving of its publicity (which included Hosta of the year in 1999), and offer glorious heart-shaped leaves with a deep golden center and a wide edging of blue-green. As the season wears on, the golden self fades to something nearer white gold. Blooms mid summer and grows 25".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

'Pilgrim'

Small-medium plant, gray-green leaves with broad yellow margins that fade to cream, lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 11?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

Pizzazz

Rounded dark green leaves are thick substanced with yellow-white margins that streak into the leaves. Nearly white flowers. 20".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

12/tray QT

'Queen Josephine'

Shiny dark green leaves with creamy yellow margins that fade to white, pale violet flowers, stark contrast in variegation make this a standout, blooms mid to late summer, grows 12-15?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Regal Splendor'

Frosty-blue leaves have creamy-yellow to creamy-white, undulating margins, lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 24-36".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Revolution'

White-centered leaves and broad irregular dark-green margins, dark-green flecks in white centers, rounded leaves with pointed tips, blooms late summer, grows 16".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Royal Standard'

Sun-tolerant cultivar with smooth, rich green leaves, fragrant white flowers bloom above medium-sized mounds of foliage, blooms late summer, grows 20-24".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

sieboldiania 'Elegans'

Large mounds of wonderful blue-green leaves are rounded & puckered. Leaf color becomes more blue with age. White flowers. Blooms mid to late summer, grows 28".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

sieboldiania 'Frances Williams'

Heavily corrugated, round blue leaves have wide gold edge & off-white flowers. Plant out of direct sun to avoid scorching. Blooms mid to late summer, grows 28".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

sieboldiania 'Karin'

Very dark black-green foliage surrounded by a wide creamy gold border, 3' wide clumps topped in mid-summer with stalks of light lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 18?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Sun/Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

Snow Cap

Snow Cap has heart-shaped, slightly cupped, puckered, blue-green leaves with creamy white margins. Bears large fragrant, purple striped flowers. 23-25".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Attracts HummingbirdsGood Cut Flower

#1 Cont.

'So Sweet'

This double-treat hosta forms 14 high, 20 wide mounds of glossy green leaves with wide white margins. Plants bloom Mid to late summer, opening abundant delightfully-scented lavender flowers on 25 scapes.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Shade to Full Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

#1 Cont., 12/tray QT

'Stained Glass'

Very similar to its fast growing and well-known parent, Guacamole,this hosta displays its variegation earlier in the spring and maintains a much brighter, brilliant gold color throughout the season. Prominent veins give a stained glass window effect. Large fragrant near-white flowers in August and grows 15".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Part Sun/Shade Good for Dry LocationsGood For Wet Locations

'Sugar and Cream'

Medium-sized dark green wavy leaves are accented with a cream margin, nearly white, fragrant flowers, blooms late summer, grows 15-22".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Fragrant Flowers or FoliageGood For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Sum and Substance'

Gigantic leaves range from chartreuse to yellow, depending on light, pale lavender flowers, sun tolerant, pest resistant, blooms early to mid summer, grows 25-30".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

'Twilight'

thick, dark green leaves with a wide yellowish margin, spikes of lilac flowers, blooms mid summer, grows 15-22".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'Whirlwind'

Very unusual wavy leaves with ever-changing variegation. Leaves have yellowish-white center streaked with green, gradually turns creamy white. Pointed leaves have wide very irregular, dark green margins, upright growth, lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 18-20?.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

12/tray QT

'Wide Brim'

Popular hosta with round, bluish-green leaves and wide creamy-yellow edging, light lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 15-18".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

x fortunei 'Antioch'

Award-winning hosta with mottled, light green leaves with wide creamy-white margins, lavender flowers, sun tolerant, blooms early to mid summer, grows 15-18".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

x fortunei 'Aureo Marginata'

Beautiful crisp, green leaves with stunning golden-yellow margins, mauve flowers, blooms mid summer, grows 12-24".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

x fortunei 'Francee'

Award-winning hosta with elegant heart-shaped leaves that feature narrow, clean, white margins, variegation holds well in full sun, lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 15-18".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray

x fortunei 'Gold Standard'

Large, light green leaves with dark green margins, leaf centers turn gold by summer, pale lavender flowers, blooms mid summer, grows 18-24".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

x fortunei 'Hyacinthina'

Blue-green leaves have a powdery-white underside, pale lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 18-22".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

x fortunei 'Patriot'

1997 Hosta of the Year, dark green heart-shaped leaves edged with a wide, irregular white margin, large lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 20-24".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont., 12/tray

x undulata 'Albomarginata'

Striking gray-green leaves have broad white margins, lavender flowers, blooms early to mid summer, grows 18".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

#1 Cont.

x undulata 'Mediovariegata'

Creamy-white streaks in centers of wavy, twisted green leaves, lavender flowers, blooms mid to late summer, grows 18-20".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Part Shade to Full Shade Good For Wet LocationsGround Cover

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