Looking for an easy-care plant that flowers in the shade? Here are some of the best hosta varieties to grow.
Sum and SubstanceThis large hosta variety is known for its huge, heart-shaped leaves that can reach up to 2 feet in size. It has chartreuse to golden-yellow foliage that stands out in the shade garden.
HalcyonThis medium-sized hosta variety is known for its blue-gray foliage that produces pale lavender flowers in summer and is a good choice for adding a cool-toned element to the garden.
Empress WuThis large hosta variety is known for its massive, dark green foliage that can reach up to 3 feet in size. It produces lavender flowers in summer and is a dramatic focal point in the garden.
PatriotThis medium-sized hosta variety has dark green leaves with wide, pure white margins, creating a bold and eye-catching contrast. It also produces pretty lavender flowers in summer.
JuneThis small to medium-sized hosta variety has unique foliage with blue-green leaves and narrow, irregular golden-yellow margins. It produces lavender flowers in summer and is known for its showy foliage.
Frances WilliamThis medium-sized hosta variety features large blue-green leaves with irregular yellow margins, creating a striking contrast. It produces lavender flowers in summer.
GuacamoleThis medium to large-sized hosta variety has large, heart-shaped leaves with bright chartreuse to golden-yellow foliage and dark green margins. It produces fragrant, near-white flowers on tall scapes in summer.
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