PICTURE

NAME
Mini-S-M-L-XL

 

DESCRIPTION
$EACH
 
Old Glory
OLD GLORY
M
Hansen/Shady Oaks 99. Irregular dark green edges on heart shaped leaves with golden yellow centers. Prominent veins, rippled edges. Lavender flowers.
$21.00
 
olivebailey1

OLIVE BAILEY LANGDON

L
R. O'Harra. Large green leaves with irregular gold margins. White flowers on 30" scapes. Does not scorch like Frances Williams.
$24.00
 
onstage
ON STAGE
M
This hosta was originally the property of Gotemba Nursery in Japan where it was known as Choko Nishiki. Paul Aden bought one (?) and registered it in '86 with the AHS as On Stage. Yellow-gold with blue- green margin, lighter center, deep veining and tall scape with lavender flowers. Yellow darkens to mustard through summer. Limited Availability. Field Dug from Display Gardens.  
pacificblueedger
PACIFIC BLUE EDGER
S
Heims. Not registered. One of the best small blues. Spreads quickly, lots of lavender blooms. Great for borders but will need dividing in three years.
$17.50
 
paradigm
PARADIGM
L
Walden-West -Chuck Purtyman '99. Blue green margins with chartreuse turning to gold center during the season. The color intensifies as the summer progresses. 24" scapes of pale lavender. A fast grower with good substance. A sport of Abiqua Recluse. Hosta of the Year in 2007. Winner of Alex J Summers Distinguished Merit Award in 2010. One of George's favorites. Nice specimen just entering the display garden from the village side, on left of walk.
$24.00
 
parhelion
PARHELION
XL
Walters Gardens '97 Huge light green leaves with narow, irregular cream margin and slightly rippled edge. Lavender flowers. A Sum & Substance sport so plan garden placement accordingly.
$21.00
 
patriot
PATRIOT
M
Machen '91. One of the nicer white edged, dark green hostas. A Francee sport like Minuteman. Gail thinks it ranks second between the two. Medium lavender flowers on 28" scapes. Both Minuteman and Patriot can handle sun. $17.50
 
paulsglory

PAUL'S

GLORY

M
Hofer-Ruh '87. Rich yellow leaves with blue green irregular margin changing to creamy yellow later in season. Slight puckering.Lavender flowers. 1999 Hosta of the Year.
$20.00
 
peanut
PEANUT
Mini

Swartz 2002. This is a nice miniature! Corrugated leaves with creamy yellow center and dark green margins. 6"h X 12"-16" Sometime you see reversion to all green. Planted to left of east entrance to display garden.

 

$21.00
Limited availability at nursery  
piedmontgold
PIEDMONT GOLD
M-L D. Stone/Payne '82. 12" leaves, bright gold early on, with ruffled edges and more prominent veins as the plant matures. Plant will be slightly brighter in more light but don't place it totally apart from some filtered light. White flowers. 2 feet tall by 4 feet wide at maturity. Popular with hybridizers. $21.00
 
New to display garden 2014
PIE A LA MODE
M
Zillis/Vanous 2010. A sport of Color a la Mode from the late Ed Elslager. 10"X 8" leaves, wavy, oval, corrugated, starting yellowish in spring and changing to cream later with dark green center. Medium to fast growth rate. Display  
pilgrim
PILGRIM
S
G.Rasmussen/Malloy '97. Yellow leaf with medium green center, nice creamy white margin, lavender flowers. Forms round clump. Treat to control slugs. $15.50
 
pizzaz
PIZZAZ
M-L
Aden '86. Heart shaped, wavy edged, blue-green with 1 inch wide creamy white irregular margin. Lots of pale lavender flowers. $21.00
 
platinumtiara
PLATINUM TIARA
S
Walters Gardens '87. Small, heart shaped, light green-gold leaf with narrow white edge and lavender flowers. Brighter gold in spring. A sport of Golden Scepter. MIx with Japanese Primroses for great contrast. $15.50
potomacpride
POTOMAC PRIDE
M
Avent '95. Shiny, black-green leaves on 3 foot wide clump at maturity. Purple flowers. A vigorous grower. Display  
powderblue
POWDER BLUE
M-L
Peter Ruh '98. I first saw this in a Maine garden three years ago and bought a couple. I admired the large, intensely blue leaves that were corrugated and crinkled with a slight ripple along the edge. When I first saw the plant, slugs "were in season" but this hosta was free of any. The pale lavender flowers on 36" scapes stood above the blue which held my attention. A good grower. Nice specimen in display garden by big willow. Limited Availability. Field Dug from Display Gardens.  
prayinghands
PRAYING HANDS
M
G. Williams '96 Unusual for sure! Elongated, dark green, wavy leaves with a creamy, rippled edge. Each leaf is twisted the full length. Light lavender flowers early August here.
$21.00
 
queenoftheseas
QUEEN OF THE SEAS
L
Seaver 2001. Large, heavily piecrusted, pointed blue-green leaves with prominent veins. The lavender flowers prevail on 3 foot scapes. A good grower reaching 4 foot clumps in 5-6 years. $21.00
QUEEN JOSEPHINE
M
Kuk '91. Glossy green, oblong leaves with wide, irregular gold margin turning cream as season progresses. 12" X 20" Medium to dark lavender flowers.
$17.50
 
radiantedger
RADIANT EDGER
S
Zillis '90 Deep green leaves with irregular golden yellow/chartreuse margin. Lavender flowers. One of the very best small hostas. On George's "must have" list. Often in short supply here becuase it is popular.
$17.50
 
rainforestsunrise
RAINFOREST SUNRISE
S
Winterberry Farm/Jim Anderson 2003. Thick, glossy, golden yellow leaves with an emerald green border. Forms a 16" clump with 18" scapes of light lavender flowers. Is a sport of Maui Buttercup and was Hosta of the Year in 2013. $17.50
rascal
RASCAL
L
Solberg '91. A Gold Regal sport. Large, light gold leaves, 1/2" chartreuse green margin. 28" X 55" Medium lavender flowers. Named after Alex Summers dog.
$24.00
 
raspberry sorbet
RASPBERRY SORBET
S
Lohman/Zillis '99. Dark green very shiny leaves with good substance. The leaves are 4"-5" long and 1.5"-2" in width. Bluish-dark purple flowers and bright red scapes. This hosta is a later bloomer adding very good color to the late summer shade garden. Always popular and not always in good supply as a result. $17.50
redoctober
RED OCTOBER

 

S
R. Herold Not registered. Green with noticeable red petioles, grey under-leaf, lavender flowers. Last to bloom here in September.
$17.50
 
REGAL RHUBARB
M
Sellers '83. Deep green, upright leaves with bright red petioles. Pale lavender flowers late July into August here. Limited supply.
$15.50
 
regalsplendor
REGAL SPLENDOR
L
Walters Gardens '87. Variegated form of Krossa Regal. Wavy, lance shaped gray-green leaves with creamy white/yellow margins which increase with maturity. Light lavender flowers on 48" scapes. 2003 Hosta of the Year.
$17.50
 
rememberme

REMEMBER ME

M
van Eijk-Bos/vanErven/Walters Gardens 2001. Spring leaf collor is yellow with a dark blue-green margin. Center turns a creamy white as season progresses. 16" scapes of light lavender flowers. 15" high X 20" wide
Display
 
Reptilian
REPTILIAN
M
Sawyer. Not registered. A blue leaved hosta with a piecrust edge, semi-cupped. Red leaf petioles and flower stems. Light lavender flowers. So-o-o nice! Specimen on top walkway of display garden just before the granite bench and right near Deja Blu. $24.00
RESTLESS SEA
S
Hansen 2006. Gray-green, wedge shaped leaves with a wavy leaf margin/slightly serrated edge. Each leaf is cupped at the base of the leaf. Scapes of pale lavender bloom. $17.50
revolution
REVOLUTION
M
G. van Eijk-Box/Walters Gardens. Very dark green margin with creamy white center with green speckles. Shiny on top. 22" medium lavender scapes.Locate with high tree shade if possible for better color. Watch for reversion appearing as all dark green leaves. Pull them out. George has one on display that reverted and is very dark green...and very nice....just not what you expect.
Display
 
rhapsody
RHAPSODY
M-L
H. Hatfield 1988 but not registered until 2009. Sage green, irregular white margin, strong veining. Grows quickly and in tiered fashion. 28" medium lavender flowers.
$21.00
 
New to display garden 2015 RHINO HIDE
M
Rawson 2007. Puckered, cupped, intense, 8" blue leaves that are noticeably thick. We've never touched a rhino so we can't verify the comparison to the name but the hosta is very nice! White flowers. $17.50
richlandgold
RICHLAND GOLD
M-L
Wade '87. The all gold version of Gold tandard. Heart shaped leaves start chartreuse, change to golden yellow. Full sun turns leaves off-white. Try to compromise on location. A good grower. Light lavender flowers.
$21.00
 Limited Availability at Nursery
robertfrost
ROBERT FROST
M
W&E Lachman '88. Large grayish green leaves with varying white margin and some streaking in middle. White flowers on 34" scapes. Named after the Lachman's poet neighbor. (George's favorite poet). Keep watered or slugs/weevils go after the margin.
$21.00
 
royalstandard
ROYAL STANDARD
M
Wayside Gardens '86. Glossy green leaves with white, later blooming, fragrant flowers. More fragrance in evening. Keep evenly moist at bloom time.
$15.50
 
sacramento
SACRAMENTO
L
A Q&Z registration as a sport of Sutter's Mill. 12" long leaves, 10" wide are dark green interior and 3/4" gold margin. Leaves have good substance, are wavy, slightly corrugated. Slower growing but worth the wait. Near white flowers early on 30" scapes. Some Big John heritage via Sutter's Mill. Limited Availability. Field Dug from Display Gardens.  
sagae
SAGAE
L
Watanabe '96. A truly great plant but you say the name. Blue-gray leaves with wide, undulating creamy border and 48" scapes with pale lavender flowers. As a mature clump in 5 years it's a showstopper. On George's "must have" list. Biggest clump I have ever seen was at Talbot's in Hartland, Vermont.
$21.00
 
salute
SALUTE
S
H&D Benedict.'95. Narrow, pointed, smooth, powdery blue leaves, wavy edge, vase shape overall. With near white flowers on 24" scape. Unique. Another hosta George started to grow in hopes of using its special traits in future hybridizing. We'll see. $17.50
 
saishujima

SAISHU

JIMA

S
From Saishu Island, Japan. Not registered. Narrow, lanceolate, dark green, slightly rippled, twisted leaves. Abundant purple striped lavender flowers on 10" scapes in late summer here. A fast grower suitable as an edger or used in rock gardens. Circle with coffee grounds to fend off the fearless slug invaders.
$10.50
 
Satisfaction
SATISFACTION
XL
Wasitis 2000.One of Gail's new favorites. Mound like shape, large dark green leaves with yellow margins and rippled edge. 32" scapes of near white flowers. Take a minute if you are visiting and check out the specimen in the display garden--pictured here. A beauty!!
$24.00
SCOOTER
S
Benedict '90. Green leaves with wide, creamy white margins. Lavender flowers in August. A good grower.
Display
 
seafire
SEA FIRE
L
Mildred Seaver '91 One of the brightest spring golds, fading to chartruese by July here and then to a duller green depending on sunlight. 30" tall but over time can spread to 5 feet wide. A worthy spotlight on spring! Lavender flowers. George admires it! Eunice Fisher Distinguished Merit Award winner 2006 $19.50
septembersun
SEPTEMBER SUN
M
Solberg '85. Heavily corrugated yellow-gold leaves with dark green margins. 30" scapes with white flowers. An August Moon sport and a very good grower. Best with morning sun. A good addition to that new collection because it fills in quickly while you are probably waiting for some of the nice big blues to mature. We recommend it along with Abiqua Mooonbeam to fill in big areas quickly.
$17.50
 
SERENDIPITY
S
Aden '78. Blue green heart shaped, thick leaves. A fast grower, good ground cover. Blue Cadet X Tokudama
Display
 
New to Display Gardens 2017
SILK KIMONO
L
Hideko Gowen/Hansen/Benedict '99. A Dorothy Benedict X montana cross. Medium green with gray-green center with a creamy white rippled edge. 36" scapes and pale lavender flowers Display  
Silver Bay
SILVER BAY
M

Dean '99. Intense, silvery-blue, corrugated leaves approx 8"X 7". The plant reachs 13"-16" in height and 3 feet in diameter over 3-4 years. Light lavender flowers on 24" scapes late season. Fertile.It is a slow grower but sure is worth it. Gail even planted some under our mailboxes at home.

$21.00
 
SILVER BOWL
L
Fisher/AHS '86. Cupped and crinkled blue green hosta, silvery below, heavy texture, some puckering. Interesting pattern. White flowers.
$21.00
 
shadefanfare
SHADE FANFARE
M
Aden '86. Apple green to gold center with wide creamy white colored margin. Pale lavender flowers on 24" scape.Best color with some sun. Vigorous grower. On George's "everyone likes this one" list
$15.50
 
elegans
SIEBOLDIANA 'ELEGANS'
L
AHS '87. There are many sieboldianas to confuse you but this one is quite common. 10" wide blue green leaves, quilted, with white flowers blooming early and close to the main plant body. Needs filtered light away from sun or blue turns to green by mid July.
$15.50
 
New to display garden 2014
SMOKEY MOUNTAINS
M
Beilsteins/Zillis 2012. 10" X 9" cupped, wavy, ruffled, corrugated, rugose, smoke blue leaves. Catches attention. Lavender flowers. Many requests for this but none to sell yet. Sorry! Display  
 
SO SWEET
S
Aden '86. 16" tall plants, glossy green lanceolate leaves with wide creamy margin and fragrant white flowers. Good for mass planting and along long walkways. 12.75
sparklingburgundy
SPARKLING BURGUNDY
S
R. Savory. Glossy, highly textured olive green leaves and 20" reddish scapes with burgundy-purple flowers with purple spots in late August. Burgundy seed pods. Upright. Vase shaped. Vigorous. When other flowers begin to lose our attention in late summer, Sparkling Burgundy blooms and attracts our attention. During the summer you might think it's "plain" but when the flowers bloom you want one.
$21.00
 
sparky
SPARKY
S
Aden '87. Lanceolate, pointed, medium green leaves with creamy-yellow ruffled margins that turn white by July. Pale lavender flowers. Don't like to say it but the slugs love to eat the edges. (note pictures) Be liberal with grounds from morning coffee around the base of each plant. It works! Display  
spiltmilk
SPILT MILK
L
Seaver '99. Slightly corrugated, puckered,thick blue-green leaves with splashes of white, speckles and blue green margin. Kinda like someone spilled the milk bucket in the old days. Unique! It does not always do well from tissue culture.
Display
 
New to display garden 2014
SPINACH SOUFFLE
M
Solberg 2006. A sport of Garden Treasure but not as tall. 8" X 8" very rounded leaves, heavy, folded, corrugated. Has pale lavender flowers. Display  
New
SPRING FLING
ML
Herold 2000. 9"-11" wide, pointed, long green leaves with a wide, creamy-white, piecrusted edge. Lavender flowers. A Christmas Tree X Donahue Piecrust cross. A vigorous grower. $17.50
squashcasserole
SQUASH CASSEROLE
M-L
T. Avent. Medium gold-chartreuse, brighter, almost luminescent in spring, then duller into late July-August. With rippled margin and lavender flowers on 26" scape. Although listed as medium-large it expands horizontally reaching a 5 foot diameter in 4 years given good water. Limited availability Field dug from display garden.  
SQUIRE RICH
M
Kuk '88. Heart shaped with pointed leaves, wavy piecrust edge, golden green color but dull above, shiny below. Tall scapes with lavender flowers on vase shaped plant.
$17.50
 
stainedglass
STAINED GLASS
M
Hansen, Shady Oaks, '99. A sport of Guacamole. Large, goldy-yellow leaves with wide, dark green irregular margins, prominent leaf veins, pale lavender blooms. Quite sun tolerant, fast growing. More leaf substance than Guacamole. 2006 Hosta of the Year.
$17.50
 
stiletto
STILETTO
S
Aden '87. Wavy green leaves with narrow white margin, shiny on both sides. Lavender flowers in August on 20" scapes.
Display
 
striptease
STRIPTEASE
M
Thompson '91. Medium to dark green with white stripe in center of each leaf and narrow, variable gold band between stripe and green. Sterile but a super grower. Tissue culture volumes have influenced the clarity of the original markings--George's opinion.
$21.00
 
sugarandcream
SUGAR & CREAM
L
Zillis '84. Large, medium green leaves with creamy margins. Forms open mounds with leaves pointing down a bit. 30" scapes of pale lavender flowers. A vigorous grower true to Honeybells heritage. Display  
New to display garden 2014
SUGAR SNAP
M
Solberg 2011. A sport of Sweet Sunshine. 9" X 8" leaves, dark green centers, yellow margins, corrugated, cupped. Fragrant white flowers, medium growth rate. Display  
Sultana
SULTANA
S
Zumbar '88. 6" X 4" leaves cupped, puckered, and with very good substance. Dark green centers with a wide gold margin. 12" scapes with pale lavender, almost white flowers. A sport of Little Aurora. I have moved a couple many times and have never found a placement where it would grow as quickly as Little Aurora. The color combination always has encouraged sales. $17.50
sumandsubstance
SUM AND SUBSTANCE
XL
Aden '80 One of the largest! Glossy chartreuse to gold, rounded leaves with substance and texture. Needs sun to bring out the best color. Leave plenty of space when planting or you'll be looking for missing hostas underneath like George once experienced. A few larger pots also available for $24.
$15.50
 
sumitup
SUM IT UP
XL
Zillis '99. Shiny medium green with 3/8 to half inch gold margin. Medium lavender flowers in August on 36" scapes. A Sum & Substance sport.
$21.00
 
SUM OF ALL
XL
Zillis. Not registered. A Sum and Substance sport. Green center with wide gold margin.
$21.00
 
summerbreeze
SUMMER BREEZE
M-L
Zillis/Diesen '99. Corrugated, variegated dark green with wide yellow margin. A Summer Music sport. 30" scapes with white flowers. Can handle early PM sun here.
Display
 
summermusic
SUMMER MUSIC
S
Klehm '98. Chartreuse turning to white with wide margin of olive green with chartreuse streaks, slight ripple on edge. 15" scape with lavender flower. Needs light.
Display
 
New
SUNDANCE
ML
Walters Gardens '84. Dark green leaves with thick yellow-gold edge early in season changing to creamy white. It is a sport of Fortunei Aoki which now is better known (maybe?) as Fortunei Hyacinthina. Lavender flowers. $17.50
New
SUNNY SMILES
M
Tompkins/Ruh 2001 Heart shaped, chartreuse-green leaves with a broad creamy white-gold border and slight ripple. Slight leaf shine top and bottom. Over time forms a tight, symmetrical 3 foot mound with 15" scapes carrying lavender flowers. Similar to Shade Fanfare but more vigorous. $24.00
sunpower
SUN POWER
M
Aden '86. Oval, pointed, wavy, chartreuse leaves in shade turning golden yellow with more sun. Leaves are thin so avoid direct sun. Vase shaped.To almost 3 feet at maurity. 36" scapes with lavender flowers.
$15.50
 
supernova
SUPER NOVA
L
Zillis '99. Round, crinkled leaves with gold centers and wide blue margins. A reverse of Frances Williams. Heavy substance but still some FW type scorching come late July here.
Display
 
New
SWEET HOME CHICAGO
M
Zillis/Ruh 2002. 5"X 3" yellow green leaves with blue-green margins with a slight ripple. The leaves are ovate, wavy, and dull on bottom. Scapes are 16" tall, striped, with lavender flowers. This is a good grower. It's a sport of Birchwood Parky's Gold. $17.50
New
SWEET SUNSHINE
S-M
Solberg '87. Cupped and puckered, rounded gold leaf with fragrant white flowers in July.
$17.50