Also known as Blue & Gold, this spiderwort has bold chartreuse yellow foliage and dark blue-purple flowers for much of the summer. Prefers part to full shade and can tolerate some radical summer pruning if it gets a bit tattered. Very pretty combined with yellow hostas in the shade garden.
This lovely shade plant sports graceful arching stems with bright variegated green and white foliage. In spring, the small white flowers dangle beneath the stems and ultimately mature to a dark black fruit in late summer. The foliage turns a beautiful yellow in the autumn. Perfect for woodlands, naturalized areas and shade gardens.
A beautiful hosta, best used as a specimen plant. The leaves have blue-green centers and very wide irregular margins of cream to gold tones, beautiful texture and substantive. Blooms heavily in summer with pale lavender flowers. A real stand out in the shade garden. It is slow-growing so be patient, it is well worth the wait.
This cultivar has outstanding foliage that is a glowing yellow surrounded by a 2" wide dark green margin. The leaves are slightly corrugated. It is a vigorous grower, and forms a large clump that is topped by fragrant, light lavender flowers in late summer. A sport of the cultivar 'Guacamole', it is bound to become a garden classic. Selected as the Hosta of the Year in 2006 by the American Hosta Growers Association.
This striking cultivar forms an incredible mound of gold centered, green margined foliage that really stands out in the garden. Blooms in mid summer with pale lavender flower spikes. Selected as Hosta of the Year in 1999 by the American Hosta Growers Association.
This sport of 'Krossa Regal' was discovered at Walters Gardens in MI. Beautiful white margins along the blue green leaves, and it has that classic, upright vase shaped habit of its parent. An incredible specimen plant with lavender blooms. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as Hosta of the Year in 2003.
A sport of 'Francee' with the same beautiful dark green centers and form, but with a much wider, crisp white margin, very showy. Lavender blooms. Moist, rich, well-drained soil. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as Hosta of the Year in 1997.
Beautiful variegated type. Light green leaves with a dark green border in spring. As the season progresses, the light green center color turns to a creamy yellow. Give it part sun to encourage the yellow color. The blossoms are lavender.
This sport of 'Blue Angel' has large, heart-shaped, blue green leaves with wide, creamy white margins. Pale lavender blossoms appear on 40" scapes in mid-summer. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as Hosta of the Year in 2009.
A sport of 'Patriot', with striking pure white centers and contrasting dark green margins. Growth habit is upright and foliage appears almost twisted. Lavender flowers appear in mid summer on white stems. A splendid addition to brighten up any shade garden.
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' displays small, heavily textured distinctive heart-shaped blue-green leaves. Lavendar, bell-shaped flower scapes reach 6-7" mid-summer. Adorable miniature hosta is perfect for rock or woodland gardens in part to full shade.