Ear to The GroundThe Hosta Mighty Mouse, Hosta ‘Mighty Mouse’, is a small and colorful little beauty that packs a mighty big punch! Mighty Mouse is outstanding when planted in containers as it shows off its mouse ear-shaped leaves that are variegated blue-green with a creamy white edge. This tough, 8″ high, petite, clumping plant produces lavender flowers and would look fantastic along a border. Mighty Mouse is loved for its variegated coloring, but it is also liked because it resists snails and slugs! It is a low care perennial that is ideal for a shady area. High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors, but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas.* Variegated Blue Green Leaves Have White Edges* Lavender Flowers* Compact 8″ High PlantKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Folded Leaves Resemble HandsHosta Praying Hands, Hosta ‘Praying Hands’, is a fascinating new hosta with an unusual form that definitely makes it a collector’s hosta.The upright, narrow, tightly folded leaves resemble hands folded in prayer. The folded leaves reveal the prominent veining on the back side of the leaves.’Praying Hands’ has dark green leaves and are also heavily rippled with a thin, gold margin. Displays lavender flowers in late summer. A must have for any gardener looking for something unique!This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions. High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors, but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas. They are most at home in shady, woodland settings and often work well as specimen or edging plants.Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.*Upright Folded Dark Green Leaves*Gold Margin on Leaves*Lavender Flowers in Late SummerKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Bright Chartreuse in a Small PackageThese small hostas have a very striking appearance! Hosta Fire Island, Hosta ‘Fire Island’, extends into the base of the leaves for a wonderful contrast. In the summer, the foliage darkens to chartreuse.Hosta ‘Fire Island’ is a vigorous grower that shows best in full shade. Lavender blooms top the clump in summer.This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions. Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors, but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas. They are most at home in shady, woodland settings and often work well as specimen or edging plants.These small hostas have a very striking appearance!* Bright Yellow Green Foliage All Summer* Lavender Flowers* Small HostaKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Classic Shade Loving Hosta with Huge Leaves! Hosta ‘Gold Standard’ is the chameleon of the hosta world. The big leaves (8” long and 5” across) start off in spring deep chartreuse with a mottled green edge. Then as summer progresses the chartreuse changes to golden yellow and finally in late summer will fade to a creamy white. A completely enchanting look for your deep shade garden!Use these lovely plants to add a woodland feel to your shady nooks or a very modern look to a geometric bed or border. Gold Standard Hosta even does fine in a well-drained container. The big leaves are perfect foils for other shade lovers like hydrangeas and astilbes.These undemanding plants just need a well-drained soil that gets plenty of water during the growing season to stay happy. (It’s best to water under the leaves, directly on the soil.)The only pests to worry about are slugs, which feast on the leaves like a buffet if allowed.Order several Gold Standard Hostas to add a shot of color to your shady landscape areas.* Color changing leaves * Small blooms in mid-summer * Shade loverKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Whites of Their EdgesHosta Minuteman, Hosta ‘Minuteman’, has bold creamy white margins on thick dark green leaves, which makes this Hosta a real knockout!The dark green center, with erect leaves, makes this a very eye catching and handsome mound. Pale lavender striped flowers are an added bonus, and this hosta demonstrates good sun tolerance.’Minuteman’ is a selection from Hosta ‘Francee’ and an improvement over the very popular Hosta ‘Patriot’; however, the white margin does not go as deep into the leaf. This is a low care perennial and is ideal for shady positions and is one of the most popular for landscapes. It is best to keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails.It grows well in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.Plant ‘Minuteman’ in an area that receives the right amount of light. The leaves need some morning sun to bring out the best coloration. Too much sun will burn the leaves, although ‘Minuteman’ has some sun tolerance.This ‘Minuteman’ Hosta is an outstanding addition to any garden!* Thick Dark Green Leaves with White Edging* Lavender Striped Flowers* Tolerant of Some Sun Keep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Scented Summer Flowers for the Shade Hosta Fragrant Bouquet packs a double-whammy! Besides the strikingly colored leaves – apple green with a creamy white edge – this shade lover shoots up highly scented cream colored flowers in late summer. Talk about a conversation piece!Planted around a shaded garden bench, this hosta will reward you with beautiful sparkling foliage all summer and into fall. When the flowers spike and perfume your shady nook, you’ll wonder why you’ve never planted these lovely hostas before. Hummingbirds love the large tubular flowers also, so you can be sure of plenty of feathered visitors to your garden.A few hours of morning sunlight will bring out the best color in Fragrant Bouquet Hosta, but it will thrive in a totally shaded spot. It loves humis-rich soil and is a great woodland planting, but it shines if you put it in a well-drained container by your patio, too! Divide the plants in early spring as needed.Order Fragrant Bouquet Hosta from us today. Your shady garden will thank you!* Bi-color leaves * Scented cream-colored blooms in mid-summer * Hummingbirds love the flowersKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Large Hosta With Striking Blue Heart Shaped LeavesBeginning gardeners sometimes find shade gardening a challenge. What will grow well, what will thrive, what will stand out and make my shade garden pop? The answer to that is easy – Hosta. Hosta plants love the shade and with their form and colors bring an easy sophistication to the shade garden.A great Hosta to start with is Hosta Elegans (Hosta Sieboldiana Elegans).This hosta is extra-large with eye-catching heart-shaped leaves. The leaves are a beautiful shade of blue-green and have such a unique texture they look almost as if they have been stitched by a seamstress.As if the striking leaves weren’t enough, they sport long wands of white flowers from July to August. The flowers make the plant reach 30” tall and they spread 48-60” wide. Give this elegant lady room to grow!Hosta ‘Elegans’ needs to be planted in full shade in any moist, well-drained area. Use this low care perennial in shady woodland settings, foundation plantings or your favorite pot.A great choice for any beginner gardener, this blue-green giant hosta will certainly be outstanding wherever it is planted!* Solid Blue Green Heart Shaped Leaves* Textured with Powdery Cast* White Flowers in Late Summer Keep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Upright Hosta with Stunning Blues Edged in YellowHosta Regal Splendor, Hosta ‘Regal Splendor’, is a stunning sport of Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’. It demonstrates the same upright vase shaped habit as ‘Krossa Regal’, but the frosty blue leaves are edged with a creamy yellow margin. This very elegant looking host provides tall stems of lavender flowers that appear in August.’Regal Splendor’ received the 2003 American Hosta Growers Group Hosta of the Year. Once it has matured, ‘Regal Splendor’ is definitely one of the most beautiful hostas in the garden!Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots. It is best to keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails. Plant this low care plant in an area that receives the right amount of light. The leaves need some morning sun to bring out the best coloration. Too much sun will burn the leaves. ‘Regal Splendor’ is most at home in shady, woodland settings and often works well as specimen or edging plant.Once the ‘Regal Splendor’ has matured into its very elegant famous vase-shaped form, it may become your favorite hosta! * Frosty Blue Leaves Edged with Yellow* Lavender Flowers in August* Upright Vase ShapeKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
So beautiful in your shade garden, it’s a sin!Gardeners are always on the lookout for bright colors to fill shady areas and the top gardeners know that color in shade doesn’t often come by the flowers, but by the foliage. One of the best plants for clear color and sheer power of coverage is hosta. It only takes a few to fill up a shady bed and cover unsightly bare ground or leggy perennials. Once you start growing hostas it’s kind of hard to stop. They are so beautiful and so easy to care for.Even gardeners in love with hostas, in all their varied shades of green, like to invest in standout beauties. Forbidden Fruit is a standout!The leaves are golden yellow with a subtle orange tint in the center and a contrasting wide blue-green margin. They are extra thick, too, which tends to keep slugs and other shade garden pests moving on to easier leaves to eat. Forbidden Fruit will catch your eye from across the garden – more so if you plant it in big drifts under your shade trees.It would be sinful not to order these for your garden, especially if you have a troublesome shady spot. They look best in groups of three or more, so order plenty!* Striking foliage * Shade loving* Lavender flower spikes in summer* Easy careKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Dark Blue with Yellow CentersThe Hosta Touch of Class, Hosta ‘Touch of Class’ (PP13,080), is a sport of the well known variety June only has leaves that are more upright. It is a small sized hosta that has dark blue leaves with a yellow gold flame in the leaf center. This slow growing hosta has lavender blooms in mid summer.Hostas provide bright color in shade with wonderful foliage and Touch of Class is no exception. Touch of Class needs to be planted in a full shade area in any moist, well-drained spot. This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions, tubs and patio pots, and is one of the most popular landscape plants. A great choice for any beginner gardener.* Dark Blue Leaves with Yellow Center Flame* Lavender Flowers* Full ShadeKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.