Hostas

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Attractive foliage plants that prosper in the shade. Their flowers and foliage
may be used in cut designs for fragrance and texture. Hostas offer options and
advantages to gardeners few perennials can equal. Vigorous growers.

HOSTA 'Albo-marginata'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12-18" zone: 3 habit: mounding
Gray-green foliage with wide white margins. Lavender flowers on 18-24" bloom scapes. Can tolerate sun.
HOSTA 'Allan P. McConnell'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12-15" zone: 4 habit: small mound
A neat and tidy little package of uniform leaves with a thin white margin. Lavender flowers in July through August on 15” scapes.
HOSTA 'August Moon'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mounding
Leaves change from pale green oval-shaped to longer, smoother and bright gold in summer. Bell-shaped white flowers on 28-30" scapes hold a hint of lavender.
HOSTA 'Big Daddy'
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Plantain Lily
height: 24-26" zone: 3 habit: clump
Deep blue cup-shaped leaves. Textured and heavy substance. White flower scapes about 30" tall. A nice blue hosta.
HOSTA 'Blue Angel'
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Plantain Lily
height: 24-36" zone: 3 habit: erect
Huge heavily textured deep blue foliage creating a tropical look in the garden. Dense clusters of white flowers on 48" scapes lasting the summer.
HOSTA 'Brim Cup'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12-15" zone: 3 habit: mound
Deep green cupped, seersucker leaves with wide white margins. Horn-shaped flowers opening to light blue and turning white in midsummer on 18" bloom scapes.
HOSTA 'Christmas Tree'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 5 habit: mound
Good substance, crinkled green with 'hit or miss' whitish edge. Funnel-shaped white flowers on 24-30" scapes.
HOSTA 'First Frost'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12-14" zone: 3 habit: mound
Good grower in containers and in the garden. Emerges with a blue center, gradually turning dark green. Margins appear golden yellow turning to creamy white. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.
HOSTA 'Fragrant Bouquet'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-22" zone: 3 habit: mound
Light green leaves with creamy-white margins. Very pale lavender, fragrant flowers open in August on 36" bloom scapes. Makes a beautiful mound.
HOSTA 'Francee'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mound
Graceful heart-shaped forest- green leaves with a creamy-white margin. Lavender flowers on 24" bloom scapes in late summer. Rapid grower, great for the every day garden.
HOSTA 'Frances Williams'
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Plantain Lily
height: 32-36" zone: 3 habit: mound
Giant blue-green leaves have a yellowish-green irregular edging. Pale lavender flowers on 36" bloom scapes. Spectacular specimen.
HOSTA 'Ginko Craig'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12-15" zone: 3 habit: mound
Slender green foliage with a wide white edge. Blue flowers on bloom scapes 24" above the foliage. Does well in morning sun, a very slow grower.
HOSTA 'Gold Standard'
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Plantain Lily
height: 24" zone: 3 habit: mound
Popular variety that has yellow based leaves with green margins. Rapid grower, best color when mature. Pale lavender flowers on 18" bloom scapes in midseason.
HOSTA 'Golden Tiara'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12-15" zone: 3 habit: low mound
Attractive heart-shaped light green leaves with a yellow ruffled margin. Purple flowers on 20-24" scapes in midsummer add to its interest. This lovely small Hosta holds its variegated color well all season.
HOSTA 'Guacamole'
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Plantain Lily
height: 20-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Very shiny apple green leaves with dark green streaked margins. A sport of 'Fragrant Bouquet' with near white, fragrant flowers on 34" bloom scapes. Does not sun scorch and makes an excellent container plant.
HOSTA 'Halcyon'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mound
Slender long ribbed blue foliage with white bell-shaped flowers on 20" bloom scapes. One of the deepest blue hostas with heavy substance. Good mid-sized grower. Slug resistant.
HOSTA 'Inniswood'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Bright gold heart-shaped leaves with wide deep green margins. Foliage is heavy textured and corrugated at maturity. Lavender flowers in mid-summer.
HOSTA 'Invincible'
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Plantain Lily
height: 15-20" zone: 4 habit: small mound
Closely spaced glossy green leaves. Pale lavender, fragrant flowers on 20" bloom scapes in August. Nice foreground plant due to bright foliage. Does best in morning sun.
HOSTA 'June'
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Plantain Lily
height: 12" zone: 3 habit: small mound
Nice gold center, blue-green margin, great thick substance. Streaking often goes from margin into leaf center. Sport of 'Halcyon,' pale lavender flower spikes 16-20" tall.
HOSTA 'Krossa Regal'
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Plantain Lily
height: 30" zone: 3 habit: erect mound
Large, heavy, and leathery frosty blue foliage. Upright mound with arching leaves forming a vase-shape with orchid blooms held on 4-5' scapes. Excellent grower.
HOSTA 'Middle Ridge'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mound
Curly green leaf with white center, pale lavender flowers on 30" scapes. Developed right here in Lake County, Ohio in 1979.
HOSTA 'Nightlife'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mound
Large blue-green leaves. Bi-color fragrant flowers on 24" scapes. Makes a nice medium size hosta from the plantaginea family.
HOSTA 'Patriot'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mound
A sport of 'Francee' with almost pure white margins on a glossy dark green leaf. A clean, neat looking hosta. Robust grower with lavender flowers on 30" scapes in late summer.
HOSTA 'Paul's Glory'
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Plantain Lily
height: 30-36" zone: 4 habit: clump
Leaf center is yellow fading to white in summer with 1/2" blue-green edging. Color holds all season. Pale lavender flowers on 24" bloom scapes. Developed by Paul Hofer here in Lake County, Ohio.
HOSTA plantaginea
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Plantain Lily
height: 15-18" zone: 3 habit: mound
An old fashioned favorite with pure white fragrant flowers on 24" bloom scapes. Leaves are bright green, heart-shaped, and glossy above and below. Flowers open early evening and all night.
HOSTA 'Royal Standard'
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Plantain Lily
height: 24-30" zone: 3 habit: mound
Bright, shiny green foliage with pure white fragrant flowers. Adapts well to most growing conditions. Fragrant flowers and bright leaves make a showy and aromatic planting.
HOSTA 'Sagae' aka fluctuans 'Variegata'
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Plantain Lily
height: 30-36" zone: 3 habit: clump
Thick textured, rounded blue-green foliage with buttery yellow margins and pale lavender flowers on 36" scapes. Large, dramatic specimen. Trouble free and impressive with time.
HOSTA sieboldiana 'Elegans'
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Plantain Lily
height: 36" zone: 3 habit: clump
Seersucker heart-shaped blue-gray foliage with white flowers on short bloom scapes. Excellent specimen. Plants and leaves get larger each year.
HOSTA 'So Sweet'
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Plantain Lily
height: 14-18" zone: 4 habit: mound
This hosta has it all! A mid-size grower with green leaves and an irregular cream border. The aroma of fragrant white blooms is where it earns its name.
HOSTA 'Sum and Substance'
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Plantain Lily
height: 30-36" zone: 3 habit: large mound
Large chartreuse to yellow leaves heavily textured grow upright. Pest resistant with white flowers in late summer on 38" bloom scapes. A remarkable beauty with time.
HOSTA 'Wide Brim'
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Plantain Lily
height: 18-24" zone: 3 habit: mound
Wide blue-green foliage with a lovely irregular cream margin. Dense pale lavender flowers in summer. Rapid grower and can grow to 45" wide.

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