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Hosta Varieties

Hosta Varieties
Hosta is known for its large-sized leaves and colorful flowers which really accents any environment it's placed in. Read this Gardenerdy article to know more about its varieties.
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These plants are known to be excellent shade plants and have nearly become the foundations to the idea of shade gardens. The size of these leaves is the most noticeable factor in these plants. Right from giant hosta varieties which shoot up to a height of 28'' to dwarf varieties which are no taller than 4'' in height, the size is their striking feature. These plants come in various shapes such as round, oval, elliptical, lance-shaped, broadly-oval, etc.

Having been popular gardening plants for years, hostas have now become one of the largest selling perennial plants in the US. Hosta breeders are diligently cultivating and exercising these lovely shade-loving plants in order to exert them in the heat. These plants lose their charm and color due to constant exposure to sunlight. Even though there are types that are grown for sustaining the charring sunrays, you or your gardener will have to mulch them and water regularly.

List of Various Hosta Plants

Solid Gold Leaf Hosta
  • Lemon Lime
  • Zounds
  • Amber Tiara
  • Sum and Substance
  • August Moon
Solid Green Leaf Hosta
  • Corkscrew
  • Invincible
  • Candy Hearts
  • Honeybells
  • Royal Standard
Solid Blue Leaf Hosta
  • Blue Cadet
  • Abiqua Blue Crinkles
  • Blue Angel
  • Krossa Regal
  • Halcyon
Sun Tolerant Hosta
  • August Moon
  • Blue Angel
  • Francee
  • Halcyon
  • Honeybells
  • Invincible
  • Krossa Regal
  • Royal Standard
  • Sum and Substance
  • Sun Power
  • Sugar and Cream
Variegated with White Margin
  • Fair Maiden
  • Allen P. McConell
  • Francee
  • Liberty
  • Frozen Margarita
  • Minute Man
  • Patriot
  • Ginko Craig
Variegated with Yellow or Gold Center
  • Fortunei 'Gold Standard'
  • June
  • Paul's Glory
  • Spritzer
  • September Sun
  • Stained Glass
  • Orange Marmalade
Ground Cover Hosta
  • Francee
  • Gold Standard
  • Gold Edger
  • Bold Ribbons
  • Golden Tiara
  • Halcyon
  • Ground Master
  • Invincible
  • Shade Fanfare
The above-mentioned plants will definitely help you in landscaping your garden. Consult an expert for better guidance, depending on the layout of your house and garden.
Invincible Hosta
Stained Glass Hosta
June Hosta
Patriot Hosta
Minute man Hosta
Allen P. McConell Hosta
Liberty Hosta
Sugar and Cream Hosta
Blue Angel Hosta
Abiqua Blue Crinkles Hosta
Blue Cadet Hosta
Royal standard Hosta
Candy hearts Hosta
August moon Hosta
Zounds Hosta