Hosta
Hosta 'Dancing Queen' (K. Terpening 05)

Hosta 'Dancing Queen' (K. Terpening 05)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 18" tall Origin: Hybrid
NEW! New crop available 9-3-2010 I was very impressed with Hosta 'Dancing Queen' when I first saw it in Hans Hansen's Minnesota garden. The large golden foliage with a nice piecrust edge forms a distinctive 18" tall x 3' wide beacon in the woodland garden. Pot size: 3 qt. (2.83 L) #08731
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Hosta 'Dawn's Early Light' (O. Petryszyn 88)

Hosta 'Dawn's Early Light' (O. Petryszyn 88)

Light Shade to ShadeZone: 3-8 20" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This new introduction from Olga Petryszyn makes a fast-growing, 3' wide mound of corrugated foliage, brilliant gold in spring, changing to a chartreuse color by summer. Essentially, this is a "Golden Tokudama" that grows quickly and does not scorch. In early summer, the clumps are topped with 30" scapes of light lavender flowers. Pot size: 3 qt. (2.83 L) #04237
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Hosta 'Deep Blue Sea' (C. Seaver 94)

Hosta 'Deep Blue Sea' (C. Seaver 94)

Light ShadeZone: 3-7 15" tall Origin: Hybrid
This splendid Charlie Seaver hybrid makes a compact 3' wide clump of thick, very corrugated, cupped blue foliage. In midsummer, this fast-growing, heat-tolerant H. 'Blue Moon' hybrid is topped with 14" scapes of closed lavender flowers. We are more impressed with Hosta 'Deep Blue Sea' each year...I think you'll really like it also. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #05398
$25.00  


Hosta 'Deliverance' (T. Avent 05)

Hosta 'Deliverance' (T. Avent 05)

Light ShadeZone: 3-7 12" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This Plant Delights hybrid has a sordid background involving Hosta longissima, 'Swoosh', 'Red Neck Heaven', and 'Elvis Lives'. That strange combination of genes produced a 1' tall x 30" wide clump of long, tapering, undulating blue-green leaves, bordered with stripes of yellow...reminiscent of the rapids in its namesake movie. The clumps are topped in early summer with 2' tall scapes of lavender flowers. You'll be so happy, you'll squeal like a pig! Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #06559
$24.00  


Hosta 'Diana Remembered' (J. Kulpa 97)

Hosta 'Diana Remembered' (J. Kulpa 97)

Part Sun to ShadeZone: 3-9 15" tall Origin: Hybrid
Named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales, I have wanted to offer this hosta since I first acquired it in 1998. Having grown quite a few hostas over the years, I put this near the top of the "best-ever" list. This vigorous Hosta plantaginea hybrid makes a stunning, 3' wide clump of shiny, blue-green leaves with a very wide, creamy yellow border. In late summer, the clumps are topped with 2' tall spikes bearing very fragrant, white flowers. Plant this one near a path where it can be truly appreciated! Pot size: 3 qt. (2.83 L) #03274
$24.00  


Hosta 'Dick Ward' (H. Hatfield 91)

Hosta 'Dick Ward' (H. Hatfield 91)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 14" tall Origin: Hybrid
We are thrilled to offer this stunning mutation of H. 'Zounds' that boasts large corrugated golden leaves, each with a wide, dark green border. Each indescribable 3' wide clump is topped with 20" scapes of light lavender flowers in late spring. We think this is one of the finest hostas ever introduced. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #03276
$28.00  


Hosta 'Dixie Chick' (T. Avent 99)

Hosta 'Dixie Chick' (T. Avent 99)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 4" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! Our new introduction is the answer to those who have "axed" (little Southern lingo) for better small hostas. This hybrid of Hosta 'Masquerade' x Hosta 'Invincible' boasts small, thick, glossy green foliage surrounded by a nice creamy white margin. As the plant matures, the white edges become even wider as the season progresses. The edge color is also quite unusual, in that it has tiny green flecks inside the white. In late summer, the 18" wide clump is topped with short 1' tall scapes of large lavender flowers. This is truly a delightful and unique new introduction! Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #02073
$25.00  


Hosta 'Dixie Chickadee' (T. Avent NR)

Hosta 'Dixie Chickadee' (T. Avent NR)

Light ShadeZone: 3-8 4" tall Origin: Hybrid
We are pleased to introduce Hosta 'Dixie Chickadee', a reverse sport of our introduction Hosta 'Dixie Chick' (H. 'Masquerade' x H. 'Invincible'). H. 'Dixie Chickadee' is a very unusual plant in that the thick, waxy leaves are creamy yellow, edged in dark green, and peppered with green flecks...a most unique pattern in hostas. This small grower makes an 8" wide clump, topped in late summer with 1' tall spikes of large lavender flowers. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #05412
$28.00  


Hosta 'Dixie Cups' (T. Avent 07)

Hosta 'Dixie Cups' (T. Avent 07)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8, at least 15" tall Origin: Hybrid
NEW! (aka: H. 97-69) Hosta 'Dixie Cups' is a 2010 PDN introduction and one of my personal favorites. Our 1997 cross of H. 'Korean Snow' x H. 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' forms a 15" tall x 2' wide clump of large, upright, shiny glaucous corrugated leaves. The clump is topped with 28" stalks of tightly stacked purple flowers in September. This selection has not been tissue cultured, so supplies are limited. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #07209
$35.00  


Hosta 'El Nino' PP 14,632, EUPVR (P.T. Warmerdam NR)

Hosta 'El Nino' PP 14,632, EUPVR (P.T. Warmerdam NR)

Light ShadeZone: 3-8 18" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This highly sought-after new introduction is an amazing sport of the popular blue Hosta 'Halcyon', but with a wide white border added for extra effect. Each 3' wide clump is truly scrumptious! In midsummer, the clumps are topped with 2' spikes of blue-lavender flowers. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #05253
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Hosta 'Electrocution' (T. Avent 05)

Hosta 'Electrocution' (T. Avent 05)

Light ShadeZone: 3-8, at least 14" tall Origin: Hybrid
(aka: H. 95-415) This is one of our more unique hosta introductions, a complex cross involving H. 'Elvis Lives', H. 'Red Neck Heaven', and a few other friends. Hosta 'Electrocution' makes a 14" tall x 28" wide clump of long, narrow, severely twisted leaves which are medium green with a nice yellow border that ages to white. The clump truly looks like it was letting out a final scream while strapped to an electric chair when the switch was pulled. The peculiar clumps are topped in late June with 18" spikes of light lavender flowers. Pot size: 24 fl. oz (709.77 ml) #07407
$28.00  


Hosta 'Elvis Lives' (T. Avent 95)

Hosta 'Elvis Lives' (T. Avent 95)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 18" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! The popularity of our 1990 cross of Hosta 'Peter Pan' x Hosta 'Green Fountain' has skyrocketed. With unique, wavy, tapered leaves of blue suede, and with Hosta 'Peter Pan' as a parent, you gotta believe that indeed Elvis Lives! The clump spreads to 60" and is topped with nice, medium-lavender flowers in early summer. Pot size: 3 qt. (2.83 L) #00375
$20.00  


Hosta 'Emerald Ruff Cut' (J. Anderson 03)

Light ShadeZone: 3-8, at least 20" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This Jim Anderson sport of Hosta 'Sea Angel Wings' makes a stunning 3' wide upright clump of large, heavily rippled and pointed golden-yellow Hosta montana-like leaves, each highlighted by a wide green border. The stunning clumps are topped with 2' spikes of light lavender flowers in early summer. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #08331
$22.00  


Hosta 'Eskimo Pie' PP 16,290 (Walters Gardens 04)

Hosta 'Eskimo Pie' PP 16,290 (Walters Gardens 04)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-7 24" tall Origin: Hybrid
Hosta 'Eskimo Pie' is an amazing reverse sport from the popular H. 'Northern Exposure'. Each round, corrugated, blue-green leaf is highlighted by a large, creamy central pattern. As the season progresses, the central pattern lightens to a parchment white. This has proven to be a very good grower, making a 3' wide clump topped in late spring with near-white flowers atop 30" scapes. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #05789
$28.00  


Hosta 'Eternal Flame' (H. Hansen 99)

Hosta 'Eternal Flame' (H. Hansen 99)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 10" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! New crop available 9-9-2010 A perfect TEN! You are going to flip over this new sport of the popular Hosta 'Whirlwind'. From the garden of Minnesota's Hans Hansen comes one of the most stunning hostas of all time. The quilted, black-green leaves serve as the perfect foil for a brilliant central pattern of eye-blasting white that does not fade like its parent. Each 2' wide clump is topped by 15" tall spikes of light lavender flowers in midsummer. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #04669
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Hosta 'Extasy' PPAF (H. Hansen 07)

Hosta 'Extasy' PPAF (H. Hansen 07)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 10" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This charming Hans Hansen hybrid which includes genetics from Hosta 'Sweet Susan', 'Blue Blush', and Hosta longipes, produces a compact 10" tall x 17" wide fountain-like clump of powder blue leaves, each highlighted by a central creamy blotch that ages to pure white. The small clumps are topped with 16" scapes of lavender flowers in midsummer. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #08305
$24.00  


Hosta 'Faith' (D. Dean 99)

Hosta 'Faith' (D. Dean 99)

Light ShadeZone: 3-7 16" tall Origin: Hybrid
You gotta have "faith" in your garden, so here is the perfect opportunity to do so. This Don Dean hybrid combines the color of H. 'Evening Magic' with the form and leaf of Hosta 'Big Daddy'. The corrugation of the thick, rounded, gold leaves of Hosta 'Faith' is simply amazing. The leaves compose a compact 16" tall x 40" wide clump, topped in early summer with 20" spikes of lavender flowers. At the risk of sounding like the model of bad public behavior, George Michael, "You gotta have 'Faith'!" Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #05464
$28.00  


Hosta 'First Frost' (P. Scolnik/B. Solberg 02)

Hosta 'First Frost' (P. Scolnik/B. Solberg 02)

Light ShadeZone: 3-8 16" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This wonderful new hosta is one of the best sports to be discovered from Hosta 'Halcyon'...the reverse pattern of Hosta 'June'. This Patricia Scolnik discovery adds a nice creamy-yellow margin to the attractive blue leaves of the parent. The result is a 3' wide clump of blue leaves with a 1/2" border of creamy yellow that ages to white by season's end. The clumps are topped with 2' tall scapes of light lavender flowers in midsummer. We think this will become a long-term favorite of hosta growers worldwide. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #07213
$22.00  


Hosta 'Flemish Sky' (D. Van Eechaute 04)

Hosta 'Flemish Sky' (D. Van Eechaute 04)

Light ShadeZone: 3-7 9" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! Hosta 'Flemish Sky' from Belgium's Danny Van Eechaute forms a compact 9" tall x 16" wide clump composed of thick, pointed, grey-blue leaves, topped in late summer with 18" spikes of light lavender flowers. Pot size: 24 fl. oz (709.77 ml) #08045
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Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears' (M. Zilis/ E. & J Deckert 06)

Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears' (M. Zilis/ E. & J Deckert 06)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 7" tall Origin: Hybrid
NEW! This is the mutation of the wildly popular Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' that everyone has been waiting for! The round, blue-green leaves are surrounded by a wide creamy white border, eventually producing a 7" tall x 1' wide clump, topped in early summer with short spikes of lavender flowers. As with most miniature hostas, the growth rate is slow and they will need a moist soil as well as an open space not crowded by larger encroaching plants. Pot size: 24 fl. oz (709.77 ml) #08734
$22.00  


Hosta 'Gemstone' (T. Avent 05)

Hosta 'Gemstone' (T. Avent 05)

Light ShadeZone: 3-9 5" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This 1998 cross of Hosta venusta x Hosta 'Dorset Blue' resulted in one of our all-time favorite selections that we christened Hosta 'Gemstone'. Hosta 'Gemstone' makes a vigorous-growing but small, 5" tall x 1' wide clump of narrow Hosta venusta-like, blue leaves. In midsummer, the clumps are topped with short 10" spikes of lavender flowers. If you like small valuable hostas, add a 'Gemstone' to your garden. This has not been tissue-cultured, so availability is limited. Pot size: 24 fl. oz (709.77 ml) #05917
$18.00  


Hosta 'Get Nekkid' (T. Avent 06)

Hosta 'Get Nekkid' (T. Avent 06)

Light ShadeZone: 4-8, at least 12" tall Origin: Hybrid    alternate image
(aka: Hosta 95-163) This 1995 cross involved Hosta 'Elvis Lives' and Hosta yingeri 'Treasure Island', resulting in a glossy green, wavy leaf hosta with an amazing floral display. The very shiny leaves form a medium-sized 12" tall x 27" wide clump, topped in June and July with sturdy 30" spikes of spider-like medium lavender flowers. The flowers are actually attractive and because of their sheer number, they continue to open for nearly 6 weeks. Even visitors who didn't like hostas (yes, there are a few) were entranced by the floral display. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #07199
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Hosta 'Ginsu Knife' (B. Solberg 02)

Hosta 'Ginsu Knife' (B. Solberg 02)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-9 20" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! We have watched this Bob Solberg introduction for years, waiting not-so-patiently for it to finally become available. Hosta 'Ginsu Knife' (Hosta 'Iron Gate Supreme' x Hosta 'Green Fountain') is one of the most unique and recognizable hosta introductions in recent memory. The 4' wide clump (plants in the ground are much larger than the registered size) is composed of long, wavy, green leaves with an amazing wide, serrate border which emerges yellow, then ages to cream. The stunning clump is topped with white flowers atop 32" tall scapes. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #07196
$26.00  


Hosta 'Glory Hallelujah' (H. Hansen  07)

Hosta 'Glory Hallelujah' (H. Hansen 07)

Light ShadeZone: 3-8 20" tall Origin: Hybrid
NEW! This Hans Hansen introduction is a reverse sport of the popular H. 'Paul's Glory', producing an elegant 20" tall x 56" wide clump of large round corrugated leaves with a dark blue-green center surrounded by a wide bright golden margin. A mature clump is a real head-turner. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #06472
$24.00  


Hosta 'Golden Friendship' (H. Gowen 91)

Hosta 'Golden Friendship' (H. Gowen 91)

Light ShadeZone: 3-9 18" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This delightful gold-leaved hosta makes a 18" tall x 3' wide clump (the size is incorrect in Hosta registry) of round, cupped, leathery, golden foliage with a unique twisty point to the leaves. The heavily-waxed leaves give a white appearance to the back of the foliage. Although the leaves emerge chartreuse green, they brighten to a brilliant golden yellow that holds until frost. In midsummer, the clumps are topped with light lavender flowers...simply one of the best gold leaf hostas we grow. Pot size: 3 qt. (2.83 L) #03022
$22.00  


Hosta 'Great Expectations' (J. Bond, P.  Aden 88)

Hosta 'Great Expectations' (J. Bond, P. Aden 88)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-8 20" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! What can we say that hasn't been said about the most beautiful hosta available today? This sport of Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans' from England has a fabulous cream center (emerging gold in early spring) surrounded by a dramatic, wide blue-green edge...sure to brighten any garden. The medium-sized clump, to 30" wide, is topped with near-white flowers in early summer...once you see it you gotta have it! Hosta 'Great Expectations' needs morning sun or very open shade to grow properly. Pot size: 2 qt. (1.892 L) #00602
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Hosta 'Guacamole' (B. Solberg 94)

Hosta 'Guacamole' (B. Solberg 94)

Part Sun to Light ShadeZone: 3-9 18" tall Origin: Hybrid
Open House/Web-Only! This reverse variegated sport of Hosta 'Fragrant Bouquet' has the same wonderful, giant-sized, near-white fragrant flowers in late summer. The vigorously growing clump, to 4' wide, sports large chartreuse-gold foliage with a wide green edge...WOW! Pot size: 3 qt. (2.83 L) #01424
$22.00  


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