Abba Dabba Do

Abba Dabba Do – Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Rippled leaves (12”x6”), start out all green then develop an attractive bright yellow margin. Pale lavender flowers. Avent 1998. £7.00.

Abby

Abby – Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Heart-shaped green leaves with an irregular yellow/ chartreuse margin. Lavender flowers. Ruh 1990. £5.00.

Abiqua Drinking Gourd

Abiqua Drinking Gourd – Large Hosta. Ht. about 18”. Deeply cupped corrugated powder blue leaves (8”x7”). White flowers. Spectacular. Walden West 1989. Hosta of the Year 2014. RHS AGM. £7.00.

Adorable® – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Shiny leaves with a dark green margin and chartreuse/yellow centre. Fragrant white flowers. Van Hoorn. Not registered. £9.00.

Alakazaam®

Alakazaam® – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Beautiful upward-pointing green leaves (5”x0.8”), framed by a ruffled creamy-white margin. Lavender flowers. Livingston 2008. £10.00.

Allan P. McConnell – Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Compact habit. Matt green leaves, with a narrow white margin. Purple flowers. Hansen 1980. £5.00.

Allegan Fog – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Slim misty green/white-centred leaves with a green, slightly rippled edge. Lavender flowers. RHS AGM. Herrema/Ruh 2000. £8.00.

Amalia - Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Leaves (12"x6"), have a chartreuse/yellow centre fading to almost white, surrounded by a beautiful green piecrust margin streaking into the centre. Lavender flowers. Van den Top. Not registered. Beautiful. £11.00.

Amanuma - Miniature (AHS) hosta. Ht. about 6”. Heart-shaped, slightly wavy mid-green leaves (3”x1.9”). Mauve flowers. Ruh 2002. £6.00.

Amethyst Gem - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Dense mound of heart-shaped green leaves (3”x2”). Lavender flowers. Zumbar/Walek 2009. £5.00

Andorian – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Makes a dense clump of intensely blue-green leaves that are somewhat folded and have a wavy margin. Lavender flowers. Dupré 2009. £8.00.

Ani Machi see Geisha

Anne® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 18”. Shiny dark green leaves with an irregular creamy-yellow margin. Lavender flowers. Heemskerk 2005. £6.00. Comment: A really lovely hosta

Apple Candy - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 15”. Shny soft green leaves with a white margin. Lavender flowers. Van den Top. Not registered.. An interesting sport of H. ‘June Fever’. £12.00.

Appletini – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Shiny, smooth textured leaves, (3”x2”), yellow in spring changing to apple green by mid-summer. Pale purple flowers. Too large for a trough but this variety makes a stunning specimen in a pot. In spring it's almost too bright to look at without sunglasses! Zilis/Vanous 2009.£8.00.

Atlantis® – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Slightly wavy, pointed green leaves (13”x8”,) with very wide pale yellow margins. Pale lavender flowers. Wonderful H. ‘Abba Dabba Do’ sport. RHS AGM. Hansen/Avent 2004. £8.00.

Atom Smasher – Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Lance-shaped yellow leaves with a very ruffled margin. Lavender flowers. Red seed pods. Livingston, 2011. £10.00.

Atomic Elvis - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Long narrow grey-green leaves with a wavy margin. Lavender flowers. Cross between H. ‘Elvis Lives’ and H ‘Atom Smasher’. Livingston. Not registered. £8.00.

Autumn Frost® – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Heart-shaped blue leaves with a wide yellow margin turning cream.  Lavender Walters Gardens, 2009. Comment: A real head turner. Stunning sport of H. 'First Frost'. Beautiful. £9.00.

Avocado – Large Hosta. Ht. about 22”. Greenish yellow leaves (11”x8”), with a wide dark green margin. Fragrant pale lavender flowers. Interesting H. ‘Guacamole’ sport. Diesen 1998. £8.00.

Babbling Brook – Large Hosta. Ht. about 26”. Grey-green wavy edged leaves (14”x10”). Pale lavender flowers. £8.00.

Baby Blue Eyes - Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 6-8”. Heart-shaped blue leaves, (4”x3”). Makes a tight flat mound. Pale lavender flowers. Solberg 2006. £7.00.

Baby Booties - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6-8”. Dark green leaves (2.75”x1.25”) with a creamy white margin. Pale purple flowers. Beilstein 2012. £9.00.

Baby Bunting – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Rounded, slightly corrugated grey-green leaves (3”x2”). Lavender flowers. RHS AGM. Savory 1982. £6.00.

Ballerina – Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Narrow green leaves with a wavy margin. Pure white bell-shaped flowers. Walters Gardens 1997. £6.00.

Battle Star - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Heart-shaped shiny dark blue-green leaves (9”x6”) with a slightly wavy chartreuse/yellow border. Lavender flowers June-July. Goodwin 2006. £8.00.

Beach Boy – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Very thick leaves (8”x6”), have creamy-white centres and a wide blue-green margin. Almost white flowers. Sport of H. ‘Dreamweaver’. Sun tolerant. Heemskerk, 2011. £8.00. Comment: Very like its parent.

Beauty Little Blue – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Narrow blue leaves (2.8”x1.8”). Dark lavender flowers. Van den Top. Not registered. £9.00

Beckoning® – Large Hosta. Ht. about 21”. Huge heart-shaped leaves (13” x 11”), with a yellow centre and wide blue-green margin. A unique sport of H. ‘Blue Angel’. Near white flowers. Saville 2002. Comment: This hosta is very light-sensitive and should be planted in a pot, at least initially, so that it can be moved around to the spot that shows its best colours. £8.00.

Behemoth – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Green deeply- veined leaves (15”x11”). Pale lavender flowers. Hybrid of montana macrophylla. Savory 1988. £8.00.

Best of Twenty – Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”.  Heart shaped smooth blue-green leaves. Burgundy coloured petioles that bleed into the base of the leaf.  Lavender striped flowers. Benedict. Not registered. Comment: A long awaited rarity. Beautiful hosta. The leaf and stem colours complement each other perfectly. If you like this, see H. Mr. Blue, H. Over the Waves and H. Cinnamon Sticks. £10.00

Betty – Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Dark green triangular leaves (4”x3”) with a ruffled margin. Purple flowers. Benedict 1983. £7.00.

Big Daddy – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Large thick corrugated blue leaves (15”x10”), cupped and almost round. Near white flowers. RHS AGM. Aden 1978. £6.00.

Big Mama – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 36”. Deep blue-green heart-shaped leaves (17”x13”). Near white flowers. Aden 1978. £6.00.

Bitsy Gold - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Narrow elongated gold leaves (5”x0.8”). Lavender flowers. £9.00. Makes a lovely little clump. Savory 1985.

Bitsy Green – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Narrow elongated leaves (5”x1”). H. longissima seedling. Lavender flowers. Scarce. Savory 1985. £10.00.

Blue Angel – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 36”. Huge, arching heavily textured blue-green leaves (16”x13”), with rippled edges. Bell shaped near-white flowers. RHS AGM. Aden 1986. £6.00.

Blue Arrow – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Blue-green pointed leaves. Pale lilac flowers. RHS AGM. Anderson 1982. £8.00.

Blue Cadet – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Height about 7”. Rounded blue-green leaves (2.8”x1.8”), form an attractive mound. Lavender flowers. Aden 1974. £5.00.

Blue Cascade - Medium Hosta. Height about 13”. Intense blue green heavily rippled leaves (8” x 4”). Lavender flowers. Carlson, 2009. £9.00.

Blue Diamond – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Thick, soft blue-green leaves, dimpled when mature. Pale lavender flowers. E. Smith/ BHHS 1988. £8.00.

Blue Eyes – Medium Hosta. Height about 15". Blue-green, slightly cupped leaves, with prominent veining. Lavender flowers. Herman 1996. £6.00.

Blue Hawaii – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30”. Heart-shaped blue corrugated leaves, (10”x8”) White flowers. Petryszin 1999. Comment: A lovely true blue. Keeps its colour all season.£8.00.

Blue Ice - Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Heart-shaped intense blue leaves (4”x4”). Pale lavender flowers. Benedict 1987. Comment: A slow grower. Can be treated as a mini for the first two years. £8.00.

Blue Ivory® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Leaves (7”x4”), have a blue centre and very wide irregular creamy-white margin. Klinkhamer 2009. Comment: A beautiful and eye-catching hosta. £9.00.

Blue Mammoth – Giant Hosta. Ht. about 34”. Makes a huge mound of heavily textured puckered blue leaves (16”x12”). Near white flowers. Aden/Ruh 2010. £8.00.

Blue Mouse Ears – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Blue-green leaves, (2.8”x2”), almost round and deeply cupped. Pale lavender-striped flowers. Hosta of the Year 2008. RHS AGM. Dekert 2000. Comment: The daddy of most 'Mice' hostas. Perhaps the most popular mini of them all and the most appropriately named. £6.00.

Blueberry Muffin – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Corrugated heart-shaped blue leaves (9”x7”). Lavender flowers. Sun tolerant. Meyer. Not registered. £9.00.

Bountiful - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Small heart-shaped dark green leaves (7”x3”), Lavender Flowers. Fisher, 1971. Comment: Flowers prolifically - hence the name. £6.00.

Boyz Toy – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Bright chartreuse leaves (4”x2”), turning bright yellow. Purple flowers. Scheer. Not registered. £8.00.

Bronx Bomber - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. White leaf with an irregular green edge. The centre emerges yellow, whitening with the season. Lavender flowers. Malloy. Not registered. £10.00.

Brother Stefan - Large Hosta. Ht. about 22”. Corrugated leaves (11” x 10””), have a chartreuse/yellow centre with an irregular blue-green margin streaking into the centre. Near white flowers. Petryszyn 1998. To be AHGA Hosta of the Year 2017. Stunning! £10.00.

Calypso – Very small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Narrow white leaves (7”x1.5”) with a green edge. Lavender flowers. Lachmann 1987. £7.00.

Camelot - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 17”. Rounded intense blue leaves (8”x6”). Pale lavender flowers July-Aug. E Smith/BHHS 1988. £8.00.

Cameo – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Small green leaves (2.8”x1.8”), with a creamy-white margin. Like a reverse of H. ‘Pandora’s Box’. Lavender flowers. Hansen/Shady Oaks 2002. This mini is not always easy to get established. It needs good light, good drainage and protection from winter wet. £9.00.

Canadian Blue – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Intense blue heart-shaped leaves. Pale lavender flowers. Van Vliet/Walek 2009. £6.00.

Candy Dish – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Very thick, glossy dark green leaves with a very ruffled edge. Lavender flowers on purple spotted petioles. A stunning Hosta. Summers/Wrede 2003. £8.00.

Captain Kirk – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Gold leaves with a wide green margin. Pale lavender flowers. A fantastic sport of H. ‘Gold Standard'. RHS AGM. Brill 1999. £7.00.

Captain’s Adventure – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. A unique Hosta with a three colour leaf. The yellow-green centre is divided from the creamy-white margin by a green streak. A sport of H. ‘Captain Kirk’. Lavender flowers. Heemskerk 2009. £10.00.

Carol – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Medium green leaves with a white margin. Lavender flowers. Williams/AHS 1986. £6.00.

Carrie Ann - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Narrow green leaves (3.5”x1.3”) with a wavy white margin. White flowers. Stone and Ruh 1988. £12.00.

Cathedral Windows® – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Gold leaves (10”x9”), with a 3” wide dark green margin. Colour intensifies during the season. Large fragrant pale lavender flowers. A fantastic H. ‘Stained Glass’ sport. RHS AGM. Hansen 2005. £10.00.

Catherine – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Leaves have a golden-yellow centre and irregular blue-green margin. Similar to H. ‘Touch of Class’ but with a paler centre. Pale lavender flowers. Heemskerk. Not registered. £8.00.

Centerfold – Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Thick corrugated chartreuse leaves (10”x9”), turning golden yellow. Leaves have a marked fold down the centre, hence the name. Pale lavender flowers. Kamp, 1994. £8.00.

Chain Lightning – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Thick, grey-green leaves with an irregular white centre. Pale lavender flowers. D and J Ward, 1999. £9.00.

Champagne Toast – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”.  Leaves (9"x6") emerge yellow with a jetting blue-green margin. Early summer the centre lightens to white, framed by green. Pale lavender flowers. Beilstein/Zilis. £10.00.

Cheatin Heart – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 7”. Gold heart-shaped leaves (2.5”x1.5”), with slightly rippled edges. Pale lavender flowers. Zumbar 1995. £7.00.

Cherry Berry - Small Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Lance-shaped leaves with a cream centre and irregular deep green margin. Purple flowers top red-spotted stems. Cherry-red seed pods in autumn. Lachman 1991. £5.00.

Cherry Tart – Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Wavy chartreuse leaves changing to bright yellow, with deep red petioles. Lavender flowers. Scheer. Not registered. Introduced by Naylor Creek 2007. £8.00.

Chesapeake Bay – Large Hosta. Ht. about 25”. Dimpled leaves (11”x8”), with prominent veins emerge bright blue turning a lovely blue-grey. Near white flowers. Petryszyn 2004. £10.00.

Childhood Sweetheart - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 15”. Dark-green wavy leaves (5”x3”), with a yellow to creamy-white margin held on pink petioles. Pale lavender flowers Aug.-Sept. Hansen 2005. £8.00.

Christmas Candy® Medium Hosta. Ht. about 18". White leaves with an irregular green margin. Sun tolerant sport of H. ‘Night before Christmas’. Pale lilac flowers. RHS AGM. Van Erven/ Van Eechaute/ van Eyk-Bos 2002. £7.00.

Christmas Tree – Large Hosta. Ht. about 20”. Dark green corrugated leaves with a creamy-white margin. Pale lavender flowers. Vaughn/Seaver 1982. £6.00.

Church Mouse - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Blue leaves (1.75" x 1.5"), with a wavy yellow/green margin that turns blue-green. Lavender flowers. Walters Gardens 2012. £13.00.

Cinnamon Sticks Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Grey-green leaves with white backs held on red petioles. Lavender flowers. Herold 1996. £8.00.

Clifford’s Stingray® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 12”. Thick, dark green, slightly twisted leaves with a white centre. Lavender flowers. Clifford 2000. Comments: An eye-catching hosta. Grown in shade the contrast between the white centre and very dark green border is striking. £7.00.

Coal Miner - Giant Hosta. Ht. about 30". Long arching deep-veined leaves (15"x9"), emerge dark blue-green turning blackish blue by mid-summer, giving the appearance of coal dust on the leaf. Almost white flowers. Petryszyn 2010. £12.00.

Coconut Custard - Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. around 6”. Heart-shaped yellow leaves (4”x2”), frosted with white wax, creating a rich and creamy look. Leaves are held on bright purple petioles. Lavender striped flowers. Solberg 2007. £10.00.

Cody – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. around 5”. Shiny dark green leaves (3”x2”). Lavender flowers. Solberg 1996. £7.00.

Collector’s Choice – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. around 5”. Blue green leaves (2”x1”) forming a compact mound. Deep lavender flowers. Janssen/Walek 2009. £7.00.

Color Festival® – Medium Hosta. Ht. about 14”. Leaves have a creamy-white centre with a wide dark green margin, streaking gold towards the centre. Pale lavender flowers. Van Eechaute 2007. £8.00.

Con te Partiro – Very Small Hosta. Ht. around 8”. Blue-green leaves (3.5”x2.5”), with a slightly rippled cream margin. Lavender flowers. Really nice very small variegated blue. Johnson 2004. £7.00.

Cookie Crumbs - Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Green leaves (2.3”x1.5”), with a white margin. Purple flowers. Variegated sport of H. ‘Tiny Tears’. Zilis/Solberg 2002. £10.00.

Cool as a Cucumber® - Large Hosta. Ht. about 24”. Cascading pointed leaves with a white centre and streaky green margin. Pale lavender flowers in early summer. Walters Gardens 2012. £11.00.

Corkscrew - Small Hosta. Ht. about 9”. Upright and arching twisted, shiny dark green leaves. Lavender flowers. Solberg 2003. £8.00.

Cotillion – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 6”. Dark green leaves (2.5”x1.1”), with a creamy-white margin. Pale purple flowers. Zumbar 1995. £7.00.

County Park - Small Hosta, Ht. about 9”. Rounded green corrugated leaves (6”x5”), with almost no petioles, making it look very like a lettuce! Near white flowers. Unusual. Hutchins 1983. £9.00.

Country Mouse – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 3”. Small heart-shaped blue leaves (2”x1.8”), with a white margin. Lavender flowers. Hansen/Shady Oaks 2007. £9.00. Comment: Needs care to grow well. Very slow and best in a pot when it can be brought inside for protection against winter wet. Keep in good light. This is a 'Mouse' hosta in name only. Not one of the H. 'Blue Mouse Ears' family.

Cracker Crumbs – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 5”. Shiny yellow leaves (4”x2”), have an irregular thin dark green margin which is slightly rippled. Medium lavender flowers. A beautiful miniature Hosta. RHS AGM. Solberg 2002. £6.00.

Craig's Temptation - Very small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Heart-shaped medium green leaves (3”x 2”). Purple-striped flowers. Japan, Shenk, Craig, 1968, Ruh 2002. £7.00.

Crepe Soul – Miniature (AHS) Hosta. Medium green elongated leaves (4”x1”) with a creamy white margin. Dark lavender flowers. Naylor Creek. Not registered. £12.00.

Crystal Dixie – Miniature/Very Small Hosta. Ht. about 8”. Shiny green leaves (4”x2”). Lavender flowers. All-green sport of H. ‘Dixie Chick’. Fransen 2006. £6.00.

Curly Fries – Small (AHS) Hosta. Ht. about 10”. Long narrow arching leaves (9”x1”), with a very ruffled edge. Leaves emerge chartreuse turning gold and then creamy yellow. Lavender flowers. Solberg 2008. AHGA Hosta of the Year 2016. Comments: Registered as a mini but reports from the States suggest this hosta sometimes grows to 15" tall, particularly in colder climates. £9.00.

Cutting Edge - Medium Hosta. Ht. about 16”. Heavily rippled dark green leaves(13”x6.5”). Leaves are folded, revealing white undersides. Pale lavender flowers mid-summer. Gowen 1999. £9.00.

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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.