Sagae – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Grey-green leaves (12.5”x9.5”) with a wavy yellow margin changing to cream as the season progresses. Lavender flowers. Hosta of the Year 2000. Watanabe 1996. £7.00.

Saishu Jima- Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Narrow green leaves with a slightly rippled margin. Lavender flowers. Japan. £10.00.

Saishu Yahato Sito – Small Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Green leaves (5"x2.25"),with a white edge. Deep lavender flowers. Japan/Duback/Walek 2009. £6.00.

Samurai

Samurai – Large Hosta. Ht. about 26”. Huge blue-green leaves (14”x10”), with an irregular yellow margin. White flowers. Aden/Zilis 2010. £8.00.

Sara's Sensation - Large Hosta. Ht. about 26”. Blue-green centred leaves.(10.5”x9.5”), with a very wide chartreuse/gold margin. Near white flowers. H. Frances Williams sport. Hofer, 1998. £10.00.

Sea Gulf Stream - Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Gold leaves (9.5"x6.5"), with a pie-crust edge. Lavender flowers. Zilis 1999. £9.00.

Secret Ambition® - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16". Thick chalky blue leaves with a wide yellow margin. Lavender flowers. Tetraploid sport of H. 'Secret Love'. Van den Top. Not registered. £11.00.

Secret Treasure® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Shiny dark green leaves with a yellow border held on red petioles. A fantastic sport of H. 'One Man's Treasure'. Lavender flowers. Van den Top. Not registered. £10.00.

Shiny Penny

Shiny Penny – Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Heart-shaped leaves (3”x2”), which begin bright yellow and later turn a coppery colour. Lavender flowers. Solberg 1997. £8.00.

Silberpfeil – Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Intense blue pointed leaves. Striped pale lavender flowers. Klose/Ruh 2005. £8.00.

Silver Threads and Golden Needles – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Chartreuse/yellow leaves (3”x3”), have an unusual central pattern of green that takes up most of the leaf area. The green is overlaid with a white frosting. Pale lavender striped flowers. Anderson. Not registered. £10.00.

Singing in the Rain® – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Blue-green leaves (9”x8”), with an irregular gold margin turning creamy white as the season progresses. Pale lavender flowers. Walters Gardens 2006. £10.00.

Sizzle - Miniature/very small Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Long, narrow yellow leaves with a rippled green margin. Lavender flowers. Sport of an H. Atom Smasher seedling. King. Not registered. £10.00.

Sleeping Beauty - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 17”. Blue-green leaves with a creamy-white margin. Lavender flowers. A lovely H. Halcyon sport. Walters Gardens 1997. £8.00.

Sleeping Star® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Heart-shaped blue leaves with a wide yellow margin turning cream. Lavender flowers. Sport of H. Sleeping Beauty. Van den Top. Not registered. £10.00.

Slim and Trim – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Blue-green wavy leaves (3”x1.8”), making a neat compact mound. Lavender flowers. Benedict/Kuenster/AHS 2010. £8.00.

Small Parts – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Small, shiny dark green leaves (1.7”x0.9”), looking like a miniature H. ‘Devon Green’. Lavender flowers. Van Eechaute 2006. £6.00.

Smiley Face – Very small Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Slightly corrugated bright yellow leaves (4”x3”), on pink petioles. Leaves turn yellowish-green later in the season. Deep lavender flowers. Solberg 2011. £12.00.

Snake Eyes - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 15”. Leaves have a creamy chartreuse/yellow centre and wide green margin separated by a white flash, broader and more distinct than its parent H. ‘Striptease’. Lavender flowers. A stunning hosta. Torvinen, 2005. £10.00.

Snow Boy – Small/Medium Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Heart-shaped grey-green leaves with a wide dark yellow margin. In some sun the leaves develop a white line between centre and margin. Pale lavender flowers. Van den Top. Not registered. £10.00.

Snow Mouse® – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Very thick white leaves (2”x2”), with an irregular wide blue-green margin. Lavender flowers. Beautiful sport of H. ‘Blue Mouse Ears’. Fransen 2008. £12 .00. Comment: One of the most attractive 'Mice' but more prone to reversion to H. Blue Mouse Ears' than other sports. Regular division helps to stabilise this variety.

Space Odyssey - Giant hosta. Ht. about 36”. Grey-green leaves (16”x 12”), with a slightly wavy margin. Near white flowers. Soules, 1997. £10.00.

Spartacus – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 18”. Heavily rippled deeply veined dark green leaves (13”x8”), with a yellow margin. Pale lavender flowers. Hansen/Shady Oaks 2007. £11.00.

Spartan Arrow – Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Rippled, elongated, glossy dark green leaves. Lavender flowers. Goodwin 2000. £8.00.

Spritzer – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 17”. Leaves have a creamy-yellow centre with two-tone green margin. Cascading habit. Lavender flowers. Aden 1986. £6.00.

Squash Casserole – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Large deeply veined gold leaves (11”x7”), with a rippled edge. Lavender flowers. Avent 1995. £8.00.

St. Paul - Large Hosta. Ht. about 22". Thick dark green leaves (11"x10"), with a narrow pale gold/cream centre. Lavender flowers. A lovely Hosta. Goad. Not registered. £8.00.

Stained Glass® – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Brilliant shiny golden foliage surrounded by a 2" wide dark green margin. Fragrant lavender flowers. RHS AGM. Hosta of the Year 2006. Hansen/Shady Oaks 1999. £7.00.

Stand By Me – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 17”. Upright yellowish-green leaves with a very irregular blue border, streaking towards the centre. Lavender flowers. An unusual H. ‘June’ sport. Fransen 2010. £10.00.

Star Wars - Large Hosta. Ht. about 21”. Leaves (12”x10”), have a creamy yellow centre with a wide blue-green margin. Near white flowers June-July. Balitewicz. Not registered. £10.00.

Stiletto – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Thin, satiny green lance-shaped, rippled leaves (7”x0.8”), with a narrow yellow margin. Purple-striped flowers. Makes a nice slow-spreading mound. Aden, 1987. £5.00.

Strawberry Yoghurt – Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Pointed, shiny green leaves (4"x2"), held on speckled red petioles. Dark lavender flowers. Zilis, Not registered. £10.00.

Striker – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Lance-shaped green leaves (4”x2”), with a narrow white margin. Pale lavender flowers. Lydell, 2000. £8.00.

Striptease – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Heart-shaped leaves have a creamy-yellow centre and a green margin separated by a white line. Pale lavender flowers. Makes a lovely vase-shaped mound. RHS AGM. Hosta of the Year 2005. Thompson 1991. £7.00.

Sum and Substance – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 36”. Thick, pale green leaves (18”x15”), turning gold as the season progresses. Pale lavender flowers. RHS AGM. Hosta of the Year 2004. Aden 1980. £6.00.

Sum of All – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 32”. Leaves (16”x12”), have a shiny green centre surrounded by a wide gold margin. Lavender flowers. A spectacular sport of H. ‘Sum and Substance’. Zilis 2003. £8.00.

Summer Breeze – Large Hosta. Ht. about 22”. Dark green leaves (9”x7”), with very wide and irregular chartreuse-yellow margin. Pale lavender flowers. Zilis 1999. £7.00.

Summer Dress - Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Brassy green-yellow leaves (10”x6”) with an undulating margin. Almost white flowers. Syre-Herz 1990. Rarely offered. A spectacular hosta which looks good all season. Sun tolerant. £15.00.

Summer Serenade - Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Gold-centred, green-margined leaves (12”x10”). Near white flowers June-July. Klehm, 1998. £8.00.

Sun Mouse® - Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Brilliant yellow leaves. Lavender flowers in mid-summer. A H. Blue Mouse Ears seedling. Avent. Not yet registered. £12.00.

Sunshine Glory - Large Hosta,. Ht. 24". Thick heart-shaped chartreuse/yellow leaves with a creamy white margin. Pale lavender flowers. Vaughn, 1982. £6.00.

Sunlight Child – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Narrow chartreuse/gold leaf (3”x1”), with a wavy edge. Lavender flowers. Benedict 1991. £7.00.

Surfer Girl – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Rippled medium green leaves (3”x2”). Deep lavender flowers. Bridgewood Gardens 2000. £8.00.

Surprised by Joy – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Narrow, upright yellow/white-centred leaves (2”x1.5”), with a green margin. Lavender flowers. A cheerful miniature Hosta. Malloy 1998. £8.00.

Swirling Hearts – Large Hosta. Ht. about 23”. Heart-shaped green puckered leaves (11”x7”), with a rippled edge. Leaf points are twisted. Lavender flowers. Zilis/Ruh 2002. £9.00.

T Rex – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 36”. Medium green deeply veined leaves (18”x14”). Almost white flowers. Ward 1999. £9.00.

Tattle Tails – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Narrow green leaves with a yellow ruffled margin, nice sport of H. ‘Dragon Tails'. Lavender flowers. Fransen. Not registered. £6.00.

Tea at Betty's – Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Shiny medium green leaves (6”x3.5”) with a rippled pale yellow nargin. Fragrant lavender flowers. R and M Ford 2009. £8.00.

Teacher's Pride - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Heart-shaped leaves have a white centre and blue border. Centre mists to green during the season. Lavender flowers. Heemskerk, 2005. £10.00.

Tears of Joy – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Medium green lance-shaped folded leaves (2”x0.5”). Purple flowers. Really unusual. Reminiscent of a miniature ‘H. ‘Praying Hands’. Sebright Gardens 2005. £10.00.

Teaspoon – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. around 8”. Rounded and cupped green leaves (3”x3”). Lavender flowers. Nyikos 1998. £5.00.

Teatime - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Leaves (7”x5.5”) have a blue-green centre and yellow margin. Pale lavender flowers July-Aug. Like a reversed H. June. Zilis, 2006. £8.00.

Teeny Weeny Bikini – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 4”. Very small green leaves (2.3”x1.9”), with an irregular white centre. Violet flowers. Elslager 2000. £10.00.

Temptation - Large Hosta. Ht. about 25”. White-centred leaves with a blue-green margin streaking into the centre. Centre becomes greener and the margin turns dark green. Near White flowers June-July. Beautiful sport of H. Elegans. Cornitensis. Not registered. £10.00.

The King - Large Hosta. Ht. about 19”. Heart-shaped green leaves (9” x 8”), with a very irregular streaky yellow margin, turning to cream. Pale lavender flowers. Schwartz, 2007. £9.00.

Thumb Nail - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Green heart-shaped leaves (0.8”x0.5”). Purple flowers. £6.00. Aden, 1982.

Thumbelina - Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Heart-shaped leaves with a margin changing from yellow to creamy white. Deep lavender flowers in July. Ward, 1996. £8.00.

Tick Tock – Small Hosta. Ht. around 10”. Chartreuse-green centred leaves with a blue-green margin. Like a mini H. ‘June’. Lavender flowers. Kipplen. Not registered. £6.00.

Tickle Me Pink – Small Hosta. Ht. around 8”. Bright yellow/chartreuse wavy leaves on red-spotted petioles. Striped purple flowers. Stegeman/Hack 2006. £10.00.

Timeless Beauty – Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Heart-shaped blue leaves with a centre that turns from pale yellow to creamy white as the season progresses. Pale lavender flowers. A beautiful sport of H. Catherine. Heemskerk 2011. £9.00.

Titanic® - Giant Hosta. Ht. about 32”. Dark green leaves (16 x 12”) with a wide golden margin. Lavender flowers. Hansen, Shady Oaks 1999. A H. ‘Sum and Substance’ sport. £10.00.

Titanium - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Thick, ruffled blue-green leaves (5.75”x4.5”). Lavender flowers Aug.-Sept. Dean, 2000. £9.00.

Tokyo Smog – Small/Medium Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Leaves are evenly speckled green and white, on pink petioles. Purple flowers late in the season. A H. longipes selection, which looks good all season. Japan/Vanderkinderen. Not registered. £15.00.

Tom Schmid – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Long leaves (10”x7”), emerge with a blue centre surrounded by a wide white border. The blue changes to to blue-green by mid-summer. A spectacular H. ‘Krossa Regal’ sport. Schmid 1995. £7.00.

Tom Thumb – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Small, slightly wavy, dark green leaves (3”x2”). Lavender flowers. Fransen. Not registered. £5.00.

Torchlight – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Dark green leaves with a white margin on deep red petioles. Pale lavender flowers. Makes a stunning upright mound. RHS AGM. Lachman 1990. £6.00.

Tot Tot – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 4”. Tiny blue-green leaves (1.5”x0.8”). Two tone lavender flowers. Aden, 1978. £8.00.

Totally Twisted - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Rippled, pointed green leaves with a twist, on purple-red petioles. Lavender flowers. As the season progresses, leaves can develop pale flecks and speckles but this depends on light conditions. Scheer. Not registered. £8.00.

Touch of Class® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Thick blue leaves with a striking gold centre. The colours overlap to create a green shading. Lavender flowers. A beautiful Hosta. RHS AGM. Hansen/Shady Oaks 1999. £8.00.

Toy Soldier – Small Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Heart-shaped, blue-green leaves with an unusual greenish-yellow margin. Lavender flowers. A beautiful little plant. Solberg 2000. £6.00.

Tropical Storm - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 18”. Cupped and rounded green-centred leaves with a gold margin. Pale lavender flowers May-June. Reversed sport of H. Rainforest Sunrise. Walters Gardens 2007. £10.00.

Twilight® - Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Shiny dark green leaves with an irregular creamy yellow margin. Lavender flowers. Van Eijk-Bos 1997. £7.00.

Twinkle Toes – Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Chartreuse/green leaves (5”x1”). Purple striped flowers. Minks 1973. £6.00.

Twist of Lime – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Narrow green-edged, wavy yellow leaves (3”x1”). Lavender flowers. A pretty little Hosta. Banyai/Solberg 1991. £6.00.

UFO – Giant Hosta. Ht. about. 36”. Dark green leaves (11”X9”), with an irregular yellow margin. Lavender flowers. Fransen. Not registered. £10.00.

Vanilla Cream - Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Rounded chartreuse green leaves turning to pale gold later. Lavender flowers. Aden 1986. £6.00.

venusta – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 4”. Dark green leaves (2”x1.5”), with slightly wavy margins. Purple flowers. RHS AGM. Maekawa 1935/AHS1993. £5.00.

Vera Verde – Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Lance-shaped green leaves (6”x0.8”), with a white margin. Lavender flowers. Sun tolerant. Aden 1990. £8.00.

Verkade’s No.2 – Miniature Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Slightly shiny pointed blue-green leaves (3"x2"). Lavender flowers. Verkade 2000. £8.00.

Vermont Frost – Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Leaves emerge deep cream and begin to "speckle up" soon after. Mature leaves are blue with a white streaking. Pale lavender flowers. Sport of H. ‘Ghost Spirit’. Anderson. Not registered. Unique. £13.00.

Verna Jean - Very small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Pale green leaves with an irregular creamy white margin. Pale lavender flowers. Lachman 1990. £7.00.

Veronica Lake – Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Grey-green leaves with a creamy-white margin. Lavender flowers. Forms a beautiful mound. Riehl 1993. £6.00.

Virginia Reel - Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Pointed blue-green leaves with a yellow to creamy white margin. Lavender flowers June-July. Springer. Not Registered. £8.00.

Volcano Island® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Thick yellow-green leaves with a wide blue margin, held on red petioles. Lavender flowers. Fransen. Not registered. £10.00.

War Paint – Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Pie-crust leaves (15”x9”), emerge with a bright butter-yellow centre and two-tone green margin streaking into the centre. The yellow centre darkens as the season progresses. Lavender flowers. RHS AGM. Naylor Creek 2005. Comment: One of the most spectacular hostas in the garden. 'War Paint' is at its brightest during the early part of the season, the colours darkening as the season progresses, sometimes becoming a two tone green towards the end. How long the brightest variation lasts depends on light and temperature levels during the year. £10.00.

Warwick Comet - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Wavy almost round, deeply cupped leaves with a centre turning from yellow to white as the season progresses,and wide green margin. Lavender flowers. Jones 1999. £10.00.

Warwick Delight - Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Heart-shaped leaves (5”x3”) with a creamy white to bright yellow centre and dark green margin streaking into the centre. Lavender flowers. Jones 1996, Walek 2009. £10.00. Comment: A slow grower. Needs shade to avoid burning out.

Wheee!® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 15”. Twisted green leaves with a creamy yellow margin. Lavender flowers. Different and special. Top seller in the U.S. Meyer/Brashear. Not yet registered. £12.00.

Whirlwind – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 18”. Upright, slightly twisted pale chartreuse leaves with a wide, irregular dark green margin. Centre colour lightens, depending on sun and temperature. Lavender flowers. A very popular Hosta. Kulpa 1989. £6.00.

White Bikini – Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Dark green leaves with a narrow white centre. Pale lavender flowers. An attractive sport of H. ‘Striptease’. Whitmore 2002. £10.00.

White Dove - Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Pointed leaves (4”x1.5”), with a green centre and white margin. Pure white flowers. Benedict, 1995. £11.00

Winsome- Very small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Heart-shaped green leaves (3.5”x2.5”) with a creamy-white margin, Lavender flowers. D and J Ward 1996. £8.00.

Winter Snow – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 35”. Yellow-green leaves (16” x 12”), with a creamy-white margin. A really nice sport of H. ‘Sum and Substance’. Lavender flowers. Anderson 2002. £8.00.

Wogon Gold – Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Bright gold leaves in spring turn to chartreuse as the season progresses. Pale purple flowers. Japan/Krossa 1986. £6.00.

Wolverine – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 15”. Narrow blue-green leaves with a wide irregular cream margin. Pale lavender flowers. Wilkins 1995. £6.00. Comments: Makes a lovely even mound. An under-rated hosta.

Woodland Elf – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5". Medium green leaves (2.25"x1.5”) with a creamy white margin. Lavender flowers. Dean 2005. £10.00.

X-Ray – Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Thin, streaked greenish-white leaves with a medium green margin. Striped purple flowers. Simmering 2000. £8.00.

Yakushima Mizu - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Wavy, pointed dark green leaves (2.5”x.75”). Lavender flowers. Japan. Not registered. £6.00.

Yellow Boa – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Narrow yellow leaves (4”x2”), with a wavy margin. Turns greenish-yellow later in the season. Pale lavender flowers. O’Harra 1991. £5.00.

Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Leaf centre is dark green, separated from a gold margin by a white line. The margin turns apple green later. Pale lavender flowers. A fantastic H. ‘Striptease’ sport. Jones 2005. Comments: A beautiful hosta especially when leaves are new. Later,the mature leaves fade making it look rather like H. Hanky Panky. £10.00.

Yellow River – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 36”. Deep green pointed leaves (16”x9”), have deep veins and an undulating, bright yellow margin. Pale lavender flowers. A classic Hosta. E. Smith/Ruh 1993. £7.00.

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Hosta Catalogue

We supply Hostas mail order. Our Hostas will be sent by first class mail and usually posted ‘bare root’, wrapped in damp paper and a plastic bag inside a carton. Less vigorous miniature hostas will be posted in the pot or in compost. We only sell well-rooted hostas. To make sure that we have what you want please email us: hostas@sueproctorplants.co.uk or ring Sue or Richard on 01484 866189 or 07917 006636 before you order.

Post and Packing for bare-root: 1-3 plants £3.50; 4 or more £5.65. Orders £100 or more post free. Post and Packing for miniature hostas (posted separately in the pot) 1-3 plants £3.50; 4 or more £5.65. Orders £100 or more post free. You can pay by personal cheque, PayPal, or by Debit or Credit card (ring to give us your details).

Our Catalogue includes photos of most of our hostas. Click on the photo to enlarge. If a photo is not available, go to: Hosta Library: www.hostalibrary.org. where you will find photos of all but the most recent varieties.

Our Hosta collection is changing all the time. If you are looking for a Hosta not in our catalogue then please give us a ring. If you would like us to bring any particular Hosta to one of the Shows listed on our Home Page, please ring us at least a week before the Show.

Size of Hostas in our Catalogue

For each variety we have given an estimate of the mature height based on a consensus of websites, the registered height, and our own experience. However, the mature size of an individual Hosta will depend very much on growing conditions so the height given should be taken as a rough guide only.

Leaf Size  The average mature leaf size of all miniature, very small and large-leaved/giant hostas is given.

Originator/Breeder  Each entry lists the breeder or originator of each variety together with the date of registration with the American Hosta Society.

Protected varieties ®  Hostas with this symbol after their name are protected varieties. Propagation for resale is prohibited.

Availability  Not all our Hostas are ready for sale at the beginning of the season. Please check with us before paying.