2015 American Hosta Growers Hosta of the Year, Shiny green leaves of good substance display yellow margins which lighten to pale yellow. The foliage is somewhat upright early in the season, forming a broad spreading mound as the season progresses. Light lavender flowers appear on very long, sideways arching scapes in early to midsummer.
One of the first hostas to come up in the spring Medium green leaves with wavy, white margins and gray-green streaks at the junction of the margin and center; may lose its variegation temporarily in containers during the hottest part of the season Pale lavender flowers appear on 31-45 inch scapes in midsummer
A hybrid between 'Fragrant Bouquet'; an excellent grower Glossy, deep green leaves with creamy yellow margins that fade to white later in the season Strongly fragrant, white flowers appear on 28" scapes in late summer Prefers up to 3/4 day of sun; more sun yields more blooms, full shade yields fewer
One of the largest hostas available today, with 16", broadly ovate leaves and a huge, mounded form Leaf color varies with the amount of available sun from light green to chartreuse to gold; prefers 1/4 to 3/4 day of sun. Pale lavender, bell-shaped flowers on 48" scapes in mid to late summer
Patriot' is a hosta cultivar that features a 12-20" tall mound of large, variegated, oval, basal leaves (to 7" long) which have deep green centers and wide irregular white margins. Bell-shaped, lavender flowers appear in summer on scapes rising well above the foliage mound to 34" tall.
This large selection has powdery blue-green, wavy leaves, forming an upright vase-shaped mound distinguishing it from other Hosta. Lavender flowers appear in mid to late summer on even taller stems. Excellent specimen. Suitable also for planting in mixed containers or tubs.
Spinach green leaves with a hint of blue and deep golden-yellow margins measuring 1/8" to 1/2" wide Margins hold their color all season long. The broadly ovate leaves are slightly puckered Pale lavender flowers appear on 40" scapes in mid to late summer
Gigantic, heart-shaped, blue-green leaves are of heavy substance and are very slug resistant Leaf petioles stand upright holding the leaves horizontally, then cascade downward forming a beautiful mound of foliage Light lavender flowers are held attractively above the foliage on 48" scapes in midsummer
A botanical giant, 'Sum and Substance' averages 30 inches tall by 60 inches wide, sometimes more. Upright, heart-shaped, flat leaves have a glossy chartreuse hue that changes to gold when exposed to more light. Near-white lilac blooms borne on leaning scapes 36 inches long appear from late July through mid-August.