Hosta
Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'
Hosta 'Allegan Fog'
Hosta 'All That Jazz'
Hosta 'American Icon' PP#17,441
(W. West, 1987) L This west coast creation features an interesting round, puckered, intensely cupped-shaped leaf. In fact, no other hosta boasts such deeply cupped leaves. White medium bell-shaped flowers in June to July. This is a distinct cultivar, great as a specimen plant. (K. Herrema/P. Ruh, 2000) S-M The shiny dark green leaves of 'Allegan Fog' display a speckled green and white center which is especially pronounced in the spring. Lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer. An intriguing plant with an unusual variegation pattern. (O. Petryszyn, 2006) L H. 'All That Jazz' displays large heart-shaped leaves with a clean, creamy-yellow margin. It forms a majestic clump with a stately, spreading form, suitable for underplanting with ground covers. Pale lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer. A sister seedling of 'Mardi Gras' ('Christmas Tree Gala' and H. montana 'Praeflorens'). (Shady Oaks Nursery, 2004) L This majestic sport from the ever popular 'Choo Choo Train' produces a very large (nearly (6-foot) clump of green leaves with a wide gold edge. Pale lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer. A good degree of shade draws the best contrast between the margin and center. A dramatic accent plant. Asexual propagation prohibited by law.
Hosta 'American Sweetheart'
Hosta 'Andrew'
'Ann Kulpa'
'Atlantis' PP#17,093
(Shady Oaks Nursery, 2002) M This tetraploid version of 'Sea Thunder' was named in honor of Mildred Seaver, America's "Queen of Hostas". Like its parent, it displays green leaves with a white center. However, the tetraploid version has a much wider green margin and much thicker leaves, which are held more upright than 'Sea Thunder'. Lavender flowers top the clump in August. (Shady Oaks Nursery, 2006) L Hosta 'Andrew' is a variegated sport of 'Blue Mammoth'. The thick blue-green leaves show off a white center with a medium blue-green margin and a narrow green pattern between the blue and cream layers. Pale lavender tubular-shaped flowers bloom early summer. Great specimen plant. (J. Kulpa, 1999) L The striking variegation pattern of 'Ann Kulpa' lends itself for use as a specimen hosta. The large heart-shaped leaves have a clean white center, with a chartreuse overlay where the center and green margin overlap. Pale lavender flowers top the fast growing hosta in midsummer. Sure to become a favorite! (T. Avent/Shady Oaks Nursery, 2004) L This exceptional sport of 'Abba Dabba Do' features long, dark green ruffled leaves with a dramatic golden-yellow margin. Over time this vigorous selection can form a majestic clump up to 5-feet wide. Light lavender flowers grace the clump in midsummer. Fantastic! Asexual propagation prohibited by law.
'Baby Bunting'
'Battle Star'
'Bitsy Gold'
'Blazing Saddles'
(R. Savory, 1982) VS Small, green, round heart-shaped leaves with bell-shaped pale lavender flowers in midsummer. 'Baby Bunting' is excellent as a miniature specimen or used as a ground cover hosta. It is one of the best miniature hostas from Savory's nursery. (R. Goodwin, 2006) L 'Battle Star' boasts extremely glossy, blue-green cupped leaves with a slightly rippled yellow margin. With its sieboldiana heritage it has good substance. Medium lavender flowers top the clump in midsummer. Nice. (R. Savory, 1985) S A wonderful gold Hosta longissima hybrid suitable for edging or specimen use in the rock garden. Long narrow gold leaves form a small clump. Lavender bell-shaped flowers in late summer. (T. Avent, 2000) M-L This beautiful bold hosta is a seedling from 'Blue Umbrellas'. The 4-foot clump is comprised of large, oblong leaves with a nice wide creamy-white edge. Medium lavender flowers top the broad clump in mid season. 'Blazing Saddles' is a great combination of vigor and unusual leaf shape. You will like this one!
Hosta 'Blue Angel'
Hosta 'Blue Dolphin'
Hosta 'Blue Hawaii'
Hosta 'Blue Ivory' PP#19,623
(P. Aden, 1986) L This fantastic cultivar is everyone's favorite large blue. Probably the largest blue hosta known, this industry standard produces huge blue leaves with a heavy texture and many near white hyacinth-like flowers in midsummer. An ideal specimen or background plant. (R. Sawyer, NR) L This selection has rounded, heart-shaped leaves with heavily impressed veins. Of special note is the unique blue-green color especially noticeable in lower light. Pale lavender flowers top the 3-foot clump in summer. A seedling of H. 'Sea Mermaid'. (O. Petryszyn, 1999) L This upright vase-shaped blue hosta displays wonderful blue corrugated leaves with the classic heart-shape leaf. White flowers top the clump in early summer. (Bill Meyer/Luc Klinkhamer, 2007) M A special variegated sport of the ever popular 'Halcyon' comes 'Blue Ivory' having thick, slug resistant, powdery-blue leaves with a wide creamy-white margin in the spring. During summer the margins lighten to white and the center deepens to blue-green. Late summer heat may cause portions of the margin to turn greenish-blue. Purple flowers bloom late July. Asexual propagation prohibited by law.

Hosta 'Blue Jay'

Hosta 'Blue Lollipop'

Hosta 'Blue Mammoth'

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

(R. Benedict, 1987) S-M This upright vase-shaped blue hosta displays wonderful blue corrugated leaves with the classic heart-shape leaf. White flowers top the clump in early summer. (H. Benedict, NR) S This hybrid of 'Dorset Blue' features thick, slug resistant leaves of a deep blue-green color. The heart-shaped foliage is topped with pale lavender flowers in late summer. A nice small hosta for rock gardens and containers, or in front of the shady border. (P. Aden, NR) L A powdered blue giant with heavily corrugated leaves and stately near white bell-shaped flowers during the summer. 'Blue Mammoth' works well as a specimen or as a mass planting in a background setting. This massive hosta can reach 5-feet across at maturity.

(E. & J. Deckert, 2000) VS Who couldn't fall in love with a cute little hosta with a name like that? Small, round, gray-green leaves are comprised of substance so thick you have to feel it to believe it. Lavender flowers on short scapes, proportionate to the clump, top it in midsummer. A must-have hosta for the collector and rock garden enthusiast. American Hosta Growers Hosta of the Year 2008!

Hosta 'Blue Umbrellas'

About the Hosta descriptions:

(P. Alden, 1978) L This early Aden introduction has shiny blue-green leaves that will reach immense proportions. With its rapid growth rate and huge size it will quickly become a giant. Lavender flowers in early summer.

Mature Clump Heights: Mini (Mini less than 6 inches); VS (Very Small - 6 to 10 inches); S (Small - 10 to 15 inches); M (Medium - 15 to 22 inches); L (Large - greater than 22 inches). These sizes are approximate and will vary with soil conditions, climate and other environmental factors. Hardy in zones 3 to 9. The hybridizer and year of registration is listed in the description.