Plants for shade >  Perennials E - K  >  Hosta - A to J Cultivars

Hosta - Cultivars A to J

Please remember these are all pot grown, well established plants and will be supplied in pots ready to plant out, not bare root as many other suppliers send.



Hostas offer the gardener the most fabulous array of leaf shape, texture and form, as well as attractive and sometimes fragrant flowers. They thrive in moist humus rich soils.

New foliage emerges strongly in the spring and gently but majestically unfurls. Hosta are deciduous and as winter approaches the foliage takes on glowing yellow and orange autumnal hues. They are incredibly versatile and can be used in all sorts of gardens, Japanese, contemporary, classic, formal and informal. They combine beautifully with other shade tolerant plants such as ferns, Ophiopogon, Hackonechloa, Asiatic Primulas and Rodgersia. Hosta will also make great permanent container plants but do ensure they have enough water (particularly if they are in a sunnyish spot) and they will appreciate being planted in a loam based John Innes compost.
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Hosta 'Big Daddy' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A wonderful large blue leaved Hosta. Thick textured leaves which seem relatively slug resistant. A sieboldiana hybrid.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: June to July

A small Hosta with thick textured rounded leaves. lovely violet coloured flowers. Very popular and due to the leaves' thick texture, quite slug resistant.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 4.80


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Hosta 'Devon Green' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

The classic dark green leaved medium sized hosta, much in demand for it's shiny dark green foliage.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Hosta 'Frances Williams' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A very well known old variety that is still one of the best, large blue ruggose leaves with a yellow border. One of the most slug restistant due to the thick leaves. Large.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
"

 Mouse over image to explore or click to enlarge

Hosta 'Guacomole' AGM

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: June to August

A very fine large hybrid, dark green leaves with rich light green centres, the colour of freshly cut advocado! Intensely fragrant white flowers are a great bonus with this form.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 6.95
Price: (3 or more plants) 6.50


Quantity:  



OUT OF STOCK
Plants for shade >  Perennials E - K  >  Hosta - A to J Cultivars

Best Selling Plants

Adiantum venustum AGM

Adiantum venustum AGM

5.95 (2 or fewer items) 5.80 (3 or more items)

The hardy creeping maidenhair fern from the Himalayas. Will spread to form dense ground cover. Evergreen. Not for very dry soils.
find out more

Polystichum munitum AGM

Polystichum munitum AGM

5.50 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

The American sword fern. Well known and long cultivated in this country. Easy and very effective. Evergreen.
find out more

Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

5.40 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

A most magnificent fern from the Himalayas and Japan, although named after the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich. The young unfolding fronds are a golden green in the Spring contrasting well with the hairy black midrib and stems. Needs moist conditions though not boggy and avoid dry alkaline soils. Evergreen.
find out more

Asplenium trichomanes AGM

Asplenium trichomanes AGM

5.50 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

The native maidenhair spleenwort, common around here in walls, but good at the front of a shady border, trough or rock garden. Evergreen. A little beauty.
find out more

Asplenium scolopendrium AGM

Asplenium scolopendrium AGM

5.50 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

The native wild form of this easy and very useful evergreen fern. Strap shaped, long undivided fronds giving the plant it's common name Hart's (deer) Tongue fern. Grows better on alkaline to neutral soils. Happy in damp shade but also in dry shade once established. This fern works brilliantly with other ferns, hostas and bergenias.
find out more

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

5.50 (2 or fewer items) 4.95 (3 or more items)

A fine divisilobum form of the soft shield fern. A beautiful, elegant form of this easy very tolerant fern even of dry soils. Makes a very good subject for a container.
find out more

Solution Graphics