List of Hostas



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z


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`Abby'- Gold margins, green centers; small; height: ? width: ? Sport of Gold Drop; rapidly makes a small mound; lavender flowers in July. `Abiqua Drinking Gourd'- Blue-green; medium; height: ? width: ? Deeply cupped and heavily corrugated foliage forms loose open mound; near white flowers. `Abiqua Moonbeam'- Blue-green with gold margins; large; height: ? width: ? Round, cordate, blue-green leaves with chartreuse margins. Whitish flowers. `Abiqua Recluse'- Blue-green; large; height: ? width: ? Blue-green, down-turned leaves have a ruffled margin. Whitish flowers. `Abiqua Trumpet'- Yellow; small; height: ? width: ? Yellow, glossy, cordate leaves. Pale violet flowers. `Allen P. McConnell'- Green edged white; small; height: 5" width: 8" Green leaves with a narrow white margin. Lavender flowers in midsummer. `Alvatine Taylor'- `Amanuma'- Green; small; height: 6" width: 12" Green leaves have a slightly wavy margin. Seedling from nakaiana. Lavender flowers early summer. `Amber Maiden'- Green with gold margins; medium; height: ? width: ? Green, thickly textured, heart-shaped, green leaves have a gold edge. Forms a compact mound. Lavender flowers. `Amy Aden'- White with green margins; small; height: ? width: ? Very neat white base with green margins. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Anne Arrett'- Chartreuse with cream edge; small; height: ? width: ? Narrow lance shaped leaves; lavender flowers in July. `Antioch'- Green with creamy edge; medium; height: 20" width: 36" Medium green heart-shaped foliage with wide creamy edge. Form of f.`Albo-marginata. 'Lavender flowers midsummer. `Aoki'- Dark green; medium; height: ? width: ? Violet flowers. `Aphrodite'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Shiny green leaves. Huge, fragrant, double white flowers. `Apple Green'- Green; small; height: ? width: ? Apple green leaves form a compact mound. White flowers. `Aqua Velva'- Blue-green; large; height: ? width: ? Slug resistant foliage highly rated for its attractive color and intense corrugation; large lavender flowers in July. `Aspen Gold'- Gold; medium; height: ? width: ? Outstanding heavy substance, round, cupped, and extremely puckered; white flowers. `August Moon'- Gold; medium; height: 26" width: 36" Large, yellow, round, puckered leaves that stay attractive all summer; pale lavender flowers mid-summer. Not good for pots. Vigorous and fast growing. `Aureo-maculata' (ventricosa)- Gold with green edge; small; height: 22" width: 36" Variegated (spring only), irregular yellowish-green centers with dark green margins; center coloration darkens with onset of warmer weather, finally turns into a uniform dark green. Shade to 1/2 sun. (Also known as `Albo-picta') `Aurora Borealis'- Blue green with gold margins; large; height: ? width: ? Large blue-green leaves have a gold margin. Vigorous. Pale lavender flowers in July. `Austin Dickinson'- Blue-green with white margins; medium-large; height: ? width: ? Rounded, blue-green, glossy leaves with wide, white margins. Fragrant violet flowers. `Aztec Treasure'- Chartreuse; small; height: ? width: ? Chartreuse heart-shaped leaves with wrinkled surface.

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`Banana Boat'- Yellow with green margins; medium; height: ? width: ? Elongated, leathery, light yellow leaf with dark green margins that is cupped like a boat. `Barbara White'- Gold; medium; height: 20" width: 30" The chartreuse to gold orbicular leaves have a heavy texture. Slow to mature. Needs dappled light to color. Near-white flowers. `Bennie MacRae'- Green; large; height: 24" width: 30" Lance-shaped, glossy, wavy, green leaves. Fragrant lavender flowers late summer. `Betsy King'- Green; medium; height: ? width: ? Shiny foliage. Deep purple flowers. `Bianca'- Green Similar to sieboldii `Alba' with bigger flowers and is more vigorous. `Big Daddy'- Blue; large; height: 30" width: 36" Large, round, puckered, blue leaves are pest resistant. Pale lavender flowers early summer. `Big Mama'- Blue-green; large; height: 36" width: 40" Large, blue-green, cupped,pointed leaves. Near white flowers early summer. `Bill Brincka'- Green with gold margins; large; height: 28" width: 60" Bright green leaves have a wide gold margin. Bell-shaped light lavender flowers with dark stripes in midsummer. `Birchwood Elegancy'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Wide, medium green leaves. White flowers. `Birchwood Parky's Blue'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Very blue, extremely heavy textured leaves. White flowers. `Birchwood Parky's Gold'- Gold; medium; height: ? width: ? Gold leaves hold color until frost; fairly sun tolerant. `Birchwood Ruffled Queen'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Green leaves with pie crust margins. Lavender flowers. `Black Beauty'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Round, very dark green, crinkled, and heavy substanced leaves. Lavender flowers. `Black Hills'- Very dark green; large; height: 30" width: 50" Round, puckered, heavy textured, deep green leaves. Lavender flowers. `Blessings'- Yellow with white margins; small; height: 7" width: 12" Yellow leaves are offset by pure white margins. Color holds well even in full shade. Forms a dense fresh looking mound. Blue flowers in idseason.Shade to 1/2 sun. `Blond Elf'- Gold; dwarf; height: 8" width: 12" Lance-shaped leaves with wavy margins. Lavender flowers in July. Shade to 1/2 sun. `Blue Angel'- Deep blue; large; height: 48" width: 50" Huge, heavily textured, very blue leaves. Creates a lush, tropical look in the garden. Many white flowers in summer. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Blue Arrow'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Misty blue leaves point outward appearing to be arrows. White flowers. `Blue Belle'- Blue; small; height: 10" width: 20" Bluish leaves. Similar to `Blue Cadet.' Mauve-lilac flowers. `Blue Boy'- Blue-green; medium: height: 12" width: 20" Wavy glaucous foliage is frosty in spring. White flowers. `Blue Cadet'- Blue-green; small-medium; height: 15" width: 22" Heart-shaped leaves form a dense round mound. Dark lavender flowers midsummer. `Blue Daddy'- Blue; large; height: ? width: ? Deep blue, wide, round very puckered leaves; rapid grower; pest resistant; floriferous white flowers. `Blue Danube'- Blue; small; height: 10" width: 20" Tardiana hybrid; one of the bluest hostas; thick substance, rounded foliage retains its blue color into late summer. `Blue Diamond'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Tardiana hybrid; slug resistant; one of the largest tardianas; lavender flowers in late July. `Blue Dimples'- Blue; medium; height: 12" width: 24" Very blue puckered leaves of heavy substance. Tardiana hybrid. Lavender flowers in July. Partial to deep shade. `Blue Heaven'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Very heavy, frosted blue leaves. White flowers. `Blue Mammoth'- Blue; very large; height: 48" width: 54" Foliage is of heavy substance and is heavily corrugated. One of the largest hostas. Rapid grower. Floriferous with pale lavender flowers. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Blue Moon'- See tardiana `Blue Moon' `Blue Plisse'- Blue-green; large; height: ? width: ? Blue-green leaves are very rugose. White flowers. `Blue Seer'- Blue; small; height: ? width: ? Very puckered leaves; nice specimen plant; white flowers. `Blue Shadows'- Pale green with blue edge; medium; height: ? width: ? Toukadama `Aureo-nebulosa' sport with chartreuse to pale green shading in center of blue-margined leaves; near white flowers in June. `Blue Skies'- See tardiana `Blue Skies' `Blue Umbrellas'- Blue-green; large; height: 36" width: 40" Mature leaves almost navy blue; good texture and substance; rapid grower; slug resistant; lavender flowers late. Will tolerate sun. `Blue Vision'- Deep blue; large; height: ? width: ? Intensely corrugated and slug resistant. Near white flowers. `Blue Wedgewood'- See tardiana `Blue Wedgewood' `Blue Whirls'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Very blue, upright leaves. White flowers. `Bold Ribbons'- Green with cream margin; small; hieght: 10" width: 24" Green lance-shaped leaves have a creamy yellow margin that fades to creamy white. Stoloniferous. Violet flowers in midsummer. `Bold Ruffles'- Blue-gray; large; height: 24" width: 36" Blue-gray leaves make a wide mound. Not good for pots. Lavender flowers with ruffled edges. Part to full shade. `Borwick Beauty'- Gold with blue margins; `Bressingham Blue'- See sieboldiana `Bressingham Blue' `Bright Glow'- Gold; medium; height: 15" width: 22" Attractive creamy gold leaves have heavy substance. Needs some sun to color. Slow. White flowers early summer. `Bright Lights'- Yellow with blue-green margins; medium; height: 12" width: 20" An improved tokudama `Aureo-nebulosa.' Heavily puckered leaves have yellow bases and blue-green margins. Slow. White flowers in early summer. Shade to 1/2 sun. `Brim Cup'- Dark green with cream white edge; small-medium; height: 12" width: 15" Wide irregular white margins on green cupped leaves. Light blue flowers in July turn white. Shade to 1/2 sun. `Brother Ronald'- Blue-green; medium; height: ? width: ? Tardiana hybrid; near white flowers in July. `Bruce's Blue'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Heavy substance. `Buckeye Blue'- Blue; medium; height: ? width: ? Very blue, round, crinkled, leaf of heavy substance. White flowers. `Buckshaw Blue'- Blue-green; medium; height: 14" width: 24" Intensely corrugated foliage with thick substance. Slow to mature. Near white flowers in June. `Butter Rim'- Green with yellow margins; small; height: ? width: ? Ovate, medium green leaves with yellow margins. White flowers. `Butter Yellow'- Gold; small; height: ? width: ? Yellow-gold leaves. lavender flowers.

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`Candy Heart'- Green; medium; height: 15" width: 22" Heart-shaped green leaves. Lavender flowers mid-summer. capitata- Green; small; height: 10" width: 18" Dark green, shiny, heart-shaped leaves have "piecrust" margins.Purple flowers in summer. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Carol'- Green with white margin; medium; height: ? width: ? Dark green nicely rounded leaves with a white margin. Lavender flowers midsummer. `Carrie Ann'- Green with creamy margin; dwarf; height: 3" width: 8" Wavy green leaves with creamy margins. Fast grower. White flowers. cathyana- see gracillima `Variegated' `Celebration'- White with green edge; small; height: 10" width: 18" Very small lance-like foliage. Purple striped flowers. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Change of Tradition'- green with white edge; small; height: ? width: ? Lance-shaped leaves. `Chartreuse Wiggles'- Chartreuse; dwarf; height: 3" width: 10" Narrow ruffled foliage. Rapid grower. Small hosta award winner. Purple stripped flowers. Shade to 3/4 sun. chibai- Green; small-medium; height: 14" width; 18" Oblong, heart-shaped, elm-green leaves form a dome-shaped mound. Floriferous with lilac- colored flowers in September. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Chinese Sunrise'- Gold with green margins; small; height: 15" width: 28" Form of lancifolia with glossy, narrow, lance-shaped chartreuse to gold leaves with a green margin. Gold center fades to green in summer. Lavender flowers late summer. `Chiquita'- Yellow; large; height: ? width: ? Ovate yellow leaves. Lavender flowers. `Christmas Tree'- Green with white margin; large; height: 18" width: 36" Deep-green foliage with creamy white margins. White flowers. `Circus Clown'- Green; medium; height: ? width: ? Very ruffled emerald green leaves. `Citation'- Gold with white margins; small; height: 7" width: 12" Twisting leaves have chartreuse to gold centers with white margins. Forms a flat mound. Lots of pale lavender flowers midseason. Shade to full sun. clausa- Green; small; height: 8" width: 8" Dark green leaves are shiny, pointed, and lance-shaped. Quite stoloniferous. Violet buds in summer never open. Shade to 3/4 sun. clausa normalis- Green; small; height: 8" width: 24" Shiny dark green leaves. Stoloniferous. Purple flowers in midsummer. `Color Glory'- Yellow with blue & green margins; large; height: 36" width: 40" Puckered leaves with irregular margins; good substance; quite vigorous; probably the best grower of the `Elegans' group; pest resistant; white flowers in June. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Colossal'- Green; large; height: 36" width: 40" Large green leaves form an enormous mound. Pale lavender flowers midsummer. `Courulea'- Blue; small-medium; height; ? width: ? Good substance. `Crepe Suzette'- Green with white edge; dwarf; height: ? width: ? forms a very low mound; lavender flowers in July. `Crested Reef'- Green; medium; height: ? width ? Medium green with ruffled margins. Lavender flowers in summer. `Crested Surf'- green with yellow margins; small; height: ? width: ? Narrow, rippled green leaves with yellow margins. Ripples extend down petiole. `Crinoline Petticoats'- Blue-green; very large; height: ? width: ? Elongated, heart-shaped, puckered deep blue-green leaves. crispula- Green with white margins; small-medium; height: 16" width: 28" Leaves are a dull dark green with a irregular, wavy, white margins and form a flat dome- shaped mound. Leaves are oblong and egg-shaped. Pale lavender flowers in late June. Protect from strong wind. Shade to 1/2 sun. `Crown Jewel'- Gold with white margins; small; height: ? width: ? Cream-white margins on small, gold, heart-shaped leaves. Sport of `Gold Drop.' Lavender flowers. `Crown Prince'- Chartreuse with green splashes; small; height: ? width: ? Chartreuse leaves have pale green splashes on wavy margins. Tends to loose its variegation through summer. Purple flowers. `Crowned Imperial'- Green with cream margins; medium-large; height: ? width: ? A sport of fortunei `Hyacinthia' with gray-green leaves and acream edge. Lavender flowers.

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`Dark Victory'- Green; medium; height: ? width: ? Green seersuckered leaves. Purple flowers. `Dawn'- Gold; small; height: ? width: ? Gold holds longer than `Hydon Sunset.' Pale purple flowers. `Daybreak'- Gold; medium; height: 20" width: 24" Flourescent gold leaves; slow starter; sun and pest resistant; lavender flowers in July. Shade to 1/2 sun. decorata- Green with white margins; small; height: 10" width: 18" Matte green leaves have a slightly wavy silvery-white margin and form a flat mound. Urn- shaped dark lilac flowers in summer. Shade to 1/2 sun. decorata `Thomas Hogg'- Green with white margins; medium; height: ? width: ? Dark green blunt leaves with a white margin. Purple flowers. `Dew Drop'- Green with white margin; dwarf; height: ? width: ? Heavy textured, dark green with cream-white margins; white flowers. `Diamond Tiara'- Green with cream-white edge; medium; height: 12" width: 20" Heavy substance; deep purple flowers. `Dorset Blue'- Blue; small; height: 8" width: 18" Powdery blue, puckered, cup-shaped leaves. White flowers. `Doubloons'- Gold; medium; height: ? width: ? All gold sport of `Alvatine Taylor'; good substance; near white flowers. `Duchess'- Green with white margin; dwarf; height: 5" width: 10" Small mound of dark green lanceolate leaves with a creamy white margin. Purple flowers midsummer. Dappled shade. `Duke'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Dark green seersuckered leaves. Lavender flowers.

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`Edge of Night'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Heavy textured, round, very dark green leaves. Mauve flowers. `Edina Heritage'- Blue-green; large; height: ? width: ? Round blue-green leaves. Lavender flowers. `El Capitan'- Green with cream margins; large; height: ? width: ? Heavily corrugated, round, dark green leaves have a creamy yellow margin. Slug resistant. Flowers midsummer. elata- Green; large; height: 30" width: 30" Wavy, dark green, heart-shaped leaves grow upright. Lavender flowers in summer. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Elfin Power'- Green with white margins; small; height: 8" width: 15" Lanceolate green leaves have a white margin. Slow. Lavender flowers in late summer. Needs some shade. `Ellerbroek'- Green with gold margins; medium; height: ? width: ? Wide deep green leaves with gold margins hold up well in shade and full sun. Lavender flowers. `Emerald Gem'- Gold; dwarf; height: ? width: ? Bright gold; rapid grower. `Emerald Skies'- Green; small; height: 8" width: 16" Flat growing. Very slow. `Emerald Tiara'- Gold with green margins; small-medium; hight: 12" width: 20" Reverse `Golden Tiara.' Vigorous. Purple flowers. `Emily Dickinson'- Green with creamy margin; medium; height: 20" width: 30" Green leaves with irregular cream margin. Fragrant lavender flowers in July and August. `Emma Foster'- Gold; All gold sport of montana `Aureo-marginata.' Very slow and of weak constitution. `Evelyn McCafferty'- Blue-green; medium; height: ? width: ? Heart-shaped blue-green puckered leaves. White flowers. `Evening Magic'- Gold with white margin; medium; height: ? width: ? Sport of `Piedmont Gold' with white margins. White flowers. `Excitation'- Chartreuse; small; height: ? width: ? Forms a pinwheel; pale orchid flowers.

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`Fair Maiden'- Creamy edge; small-medium; height: ? width: ? Cream edged version of `Amber Maiden'; lavender flowers. `Fairway Green'- Green; small; height: ? width: ? Forms a wide-spooned shiny rosette. `Fall Bouquet'- Green; small; height: 12" width: 18" Slightly wavy, pointed, dark green leaves. Rapid grower. Blue flowers in fall. Shade to full sun. `Fascination'- White with green margins; medium; height: 14" width: 20" Center of white, cream, and chartreuse with wide, irregular margins made of shades of green. Pale lavender flowers in midseason. 1/4 to 3/4 sun. `Feather Boa'- Lime-green; dwarf; height: ? width: ? Lime-green, lance-shaped leaves with wavy margins. Purple stripwd flowers. `First Impressions'- Green with creamy white margins; small-medium; height: ? width: ? Dark green leaves with creamy white, variable margins. Deep violet flowers. `Fleet Brownell Woodruffe'- Blue-green with yellow margins; medium; height: ? width: ? Blue-green, cupped leaves with yellow margins. White margins. `Floradora'- Green; small; height: ? width: ? Light green leaves. Lavender flowers in midsummer. `Flower Power'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Semi-upright mound of shiny bright green foliage; 4' scapes of fragrant pale lavender flowers. fluctuans `Variegated'- Green with yellow; large; height: 40" width: 36" Frosted-green base with wide, irregular margins of bright yellow; long twisted leaves; pale lavender flowers in July. Shade to 3/4 sun. (montana'Sagae') `Flower Power'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Shiny, bright green leaves form a semi-upright mound. Fragrant pale lavender flowers. `Formal Attire'- Green with wide margins; large; height: ? width: ? Distinct for its regular wide margins that change from yellow to creamy white; good substance; lavender flowers in July. fortunei `Albo-marginata'- Green with white border; medium; height: 22" width: 32" Clear green leaves with narrow white border; lavender flowers early summer. Good for pots. Needs moist shade. Shade to 3/4 sun. Also known as `Silver Crown' and `Marginato-albo.' fortunei `Albo-picta'- Light green with dark green margin; medium; height: 22" width: 36" Large pointed leaves with attractive light green centers and a definite dark green margin in spring; pinkish flowers. Good for pots. (Also known as `Aureo-maculata.) Shade to 3/4 sun. fortunei `Aurea'- Yellow-green; medium; height: 16" width: 30" Clear yellow leaves in spring turn more green in fall after flowering. Pale purle flowers midsummer. fortunei `Aureo-marginata'- Green with gold margin; medium; height: 14" width: 24" Yellow-gold margin on a dark, spinach-green leaf. Pale purple flowers early spring. Shade to 3/4 sun. Emerges late in spring. fortunei `Gigantea'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Large green leaves have wavy edges. fortunei `Gloriosa'- Green with white margins; medium; height: 14" width: 24" Dark green lance-shaped leaves have a thin white margin. fortunei `Hyacinthina'- Blue; large height: 24" width: 36" Greenish gray frosty looking leaves later turn to a uniform gray green. Lavender flowers midsummer. Shade to 3/4 sun. fortunei `Hyacinthina Variegata'- Blue with cream margin; large; height: 24" width 36" Like f. `Hyacinthina' but with a wide reamy margin that fades as the season advances. fortunei `Obscura'- See `Obscura' fortunei `Robusta'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Heart-shaped leaves develope a corrugated texture upon maturity; light lilac bell-shaped flowers. `Fragrant Blue'- Blue; small; height: ? width: ? Deep blue foliage. Blue flower buds open to white fragrant flowers. `Fragrant Bouquet'- Green with yellow edge; medium; height: 18" width: 26" Broad, wavy, variegated, apple green base with wide, irregular, light yellow margins; rapid grower; pest and sun resistant; many flat extremely fragrant white flowers. `Fragrant Gold'- Gold; medium; height: 17" width: 26" Heavily textured chartreuse leaves. Seedling of `Sum and Substance.' Sun tolerant. Light blue fragrant flowers in late summer. `Francee'- Green with white margin; medium; height: 22" width: 36" Forest-green heart-shaped leaves with narrow white margins; white margin holds up well in full sun and shade; lavender flowers late summer. Good for pots. Emerges late. Fast grower. `Frances Williams'- Blue with gold margin; medium - large; height: 30" width: 40" Blue-green, round, puckered leaves with golden borders; white flowers early summer. Outstanding and popular. Slug resistant. Not good for pots. `Freising'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Medium green leaves. White flowers in midsummer. `Fresh'- Gold with white margins; small; height: 8" width: 16" Clean, creamy-white, undulating margins with medium gold centers. Neatly formed fine textured mounds. Shade to 1/2 sun. `Fringe Benefit'- Green with white margins; large; height: 36" width: 42" Heart-shaped leaves have a green base with wide white margins. Rapid grower forms a dense mound. Pale lavender flowers in early summer. Shade to full sun. `Frosted Jade'- Blue-green with white margin; very large; height: 32" width: 40" Dark blue-green, frosted foliage with neat, wide margins. White flowers.

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`Gaiety'- Yellow with cream margins; small; height: 10" width: 20" Yellow base often shows a green midline and a neat cream margin. Rapid grower forms a flat mound. Pest resistant. lots of pale orchid flowers in midsummer. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Galaxy'- Yellow streeked green; large; height: ? width: ? Yellow streaked green leaves. Lavender flowers. `Geisha'- Yellow with green margins; small; height: 14" width: 18" Very glossy, narrow, twisted leaves. Light purple flowers in July. Shade to full sun. `Gene's Joy'- Cream with green margins; medium; height: ? width: ? Chartreuse to cream to white leaves with green margins and green streaks to center. Lavender flowers. `George Smith'- Gold with blue margins; large; height: 36" width: 40" Gold centered blue margined sport of s. `Elegans.' Best in dappled shade. `Borwick Beauty' and `Color Glory' are similar if not the same. White flowers in early summer. `Gilberg's Border Special'- Green; small; height: ? width: ? Ruffled leaves; lavender flowers midsummer. `Ginko Craig'- Green with white margines; small; height: 10" width: 18" Narrow green leaves with white margins. Forms a neat clump. Fast grower. Does well in a pot. Lavender orchid-like flowers. `Gloriosa'- Green with white margin; medium; height: 18" width: 24" Green cupped leaves with narrow uniform white margin. Not easy to grow. Lavender flowers midsummer. `Glory'- Gold; large; height: ? width: ? Chartreuse-gold leaves. Lavender flowers. `Goldbrook'- Green with gold-cream margin; medium; height: 22" width: 40" Dense cascading mound of green leaves with broad creamy yellow margins. Makes an impressive container plant. Pale lavender flowers midsummer. `Goldbrook Glimmer'- Blue with cloudy center; Blue leaves with a cloudy lighter center. `Goldbrook Gold'- Gold; large; height: 24" width: 30" Heavily textured ,heart-shaped, gold leaves with a white back. Slow. Will stand some sun. `Goldbrook Grace'- Gold with green margins; small; height: 6" width: 10" Sport of `Golden Prayers' with an irregular green margin on a gold leaf that fades to beige-green with a creamier center. Vigorous. Pale lavender flowers in summer. `Gold Drop'- Gold; small; height: ? width: ? Chartreuse gold heart shaped leaf. White flowers. `Gold Edger'- Gold; small; height: 10" width: 12" Chartreuse to gold, heart-shaped, textured leaves.Rapid grower forms a neat dense mound. Sun and pest resistant. Lots of lavender flowers in midsummer. 1/2 to full sun. `Gold Finger'- Gold; dwarf; height: ? width: ? Narrow, "finger" shaped, bright yellow-gold leaves. Rapid grower is stoloniferous. Purple flowers. `Gold Haze'- Gold-green; large; height: ? width: ? Improved f. `Aurea' wich forms a cascading mound and is more vigorous. `Gold Leaf'- Gold-green; medium; height: ? width: ? Improved f. `Aurea' with a sheen to the leaf. `Gold Regal'- Gold; large; height: 24" width: 36" Large gold leaves rapidly developes into an upright mound. Will stand some sun. Purple flowers. `Gold Standard'- Gold with green margin; large; height: 26" width: 40" Leaves emerge a bright, light green with a dark green margin turning gold with a light green margin by summer; pale lavender flowers mid-summer. Outstanding. Good for pots. Large hosta award winner. 1/4 to 3/4 sun. `Golden Age'- Gold; `Golden Anniversary'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Shiny deep green leaves that cup downward form a wide attractive mound; pale lavender flowers. `Golden Bullion'- See tokudama `Golden Bullion' `Golden Medallion'- See tokudama `Golden Medallion' `Golden Prayers'- Gold; small-medium; height: 14" width: 24" Upright, heart-shaped, puckered, gold leaves. Best in partial shade. Good pot plant. White flowers often repeat blooms. `Golden Scepter'- Gold; small; height: 12" width: 20" All gold form of `Golden Tiara.' Very bright and fast. Purple striped flowers. `Golden Sculpture'- Gold; very large; height: 30" width: 40" Vase shaped mound of heavily corrugated and thick substanced leaves. Pest resistant. Whitish flowers. Can tolerate some sun. `Golden Sunburst'- See sieboldiana `Golden Sunburst' `Golden Tiara'- Green with gold margin; small; height: 12" width: 18" Compact, heart-shaped green leaves with yellow margins. Rapid grower. Purple flowers mid-summer. Award winner. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Golden Wheels'- Gold; medium; height: ? width: ? Corrugated, cupped, gold leaves. White flowers. `Goldsmith'- Gold; medium; height: 20" width: 30" Early gold foliage forms an upright mound. Lavender flowers midsummer. `Goliath'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Large green leaves with ruffled margins. Purple flowers. `Good as Gold'- Gold; medium; height: ? width: ? Nice even mound of lance-shaped leaves that range in color from gold to chartreuse. Pale orchid flowers midsummer. gracillima- Green; dwarf; height: 5" width: 8" Wavy, shiny, green, lance-shaped leaves. Purple-sufused flowers in September. Shade to 1/2 sun. gracillima `Variegated'- see `Vera Verde' `Granary Gold'- Gold; Large gold leaves that fade to creamy green. `Grand Master'- Blue-green with white margins; medium; height: 16" width: 22" Blue-green base with white margins. Slightly wavy, heart-shaped, puckered leaves. Rapid grower is sun and pest resistant. Floriferous with blue flowers in summer. Shade to full sun. `Grand Tiara'- Green with cream margins; small; height: ? width: ? Similar to `Golden Tiara' but with a wider, more pronounced, brighter margin. `Great Expectations'- Gold with blue margin; large; height: 22" width: 34" Green-blue leaves with a gold center. Slug resistant. Sport of sieboldiana `Elegans.' White flowers early summer. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Green'- Green; medium; height: ? width: ? Compact grower; lavender flowers. `Green Acres'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Huge, bright green leaves. White flowers. `Green Angel'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Dark green leaved mutation of `Blue Angel.' White flowers. `Green Eyes'- Yellow with green margins; small; height: ? width: ? Yellow leaves with fine green margins. `Green Fountain'- Green; large; height: 36" width: 32" Cascading, lance shaped leaves. Pest resistant and sun tolerant. Good container plant. Lavender flowers in late summer. Shade to full sun. `Green Gold'- Dark green with gold border; medium; height: ? width: ? Dark green leaf with smooth creamy margin. Very vigorous. `Green Piecrust'- Green; large; height: 28" width: 36" Bright green leaves with ruffled edge form a dense compact mound. Cascades. White flowers. `Green Sheen'- Green; large; height: 28" width: 40" Shiny, pale green leaves. Makes a very large mound. White flowers late summer. `Green Velveteen'- Green; large; height: ? width: ? Large, satiny, light green leaves. `Green Wedge'- Green-gold; large; height: 42" width: 48" Huge, glossy, majestic leaves are light green to gold. Pest and sun tolersnt. Lots of lavender flowers in midsummer. Shade to full sun. `Green with Envy'- Gold with green margins; small; height: ? width: ? Green rimmed sport of `Dawn.' `Grey Piecrust'- Grey-green; large; height: ? width: ? Grey-green leaves with piecrust margins. White flowers. `Ground Master'- Green with white margin; small; height: 10" width: 22" Lance-shaped leaves are green with undulating white margin. Rapid grower. Stoloniferous. Lots of lavender flowers in late summer. Shade to 3/4 sun. `Ground Sulphur'- Gold; dwarf; height: 5" width: 8" Good grower with lanceolate gold leaves. Can stand some sun. Pale lavender flowers in midsummer.

1997 Josh Spece

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