The Hosta Lists represent a compilation of 109 individual lists which group hosta cultivars and species according to various characteristics. These lists have been compiled over a twenty-two-year period and are updated annually. Containing over 23,000 entries, this is the most complete and accurate collection of lists available. Hosta names are faithfully and carefully checked for accuracy against the The Hosta Registry and The Hostapedia: An Encyclopedia of Hostas (Mark R. Zilis, 2009). The Hosta Lists have displayed their usefulness in years past and will continue to be an invaluable and indispensable resource for gardeners everywhere.
Leaf Color and VariegationBlue-leaved Hostas
Subtle Variegation Hostas
Very Dark Green Hostas
Very Narrow-centered Hostas
Very White-leaved Hostas
Seasonal Color ChangeAlbescent Hostas
Leaf ShapeContorted-leaved Hostas
Very Round-leaved Hostas
Leaf MarginDrawstring-leaved Hostas
Rippled and Wavy-leaved Hostas
Sawtooth Margin Hostas
Leaf SizeMiniature Hostas - Registered
Miniature Hostas - Unregistered
Very Small Hostas
Leaf SubstanceVery Thin-leaved Hostas
Very Thick-leaved Hostas
Leaf TexturePuckered-leaved Hostas
Leaf SurfaceGlossy-leaved Hostas
Leaf PetiolesBlack-petioled Hostas
Red-petioled Polyploid Hostas
Short Petiole Hostas
Flower ColorBlue-flowered Hostas
Flower ShapeClosed-flowered Hostas
Flowers Without Petals
Flower AppearanceBeautifully-flowered Hostas
Flower FragranceFragrant-flowered Hostas
Flower ScapesBranched-scape Hostas
Short Scape Hostas
Tall Scape Hostas
Flowering TimeEarly Flowering Hostas
Late Flowering Hostas
Click here to download the entire 2019 master list, including the Hosta Themes Garden Lists, as a PDF file. Feel free to download the file to your computer for easy off-line reference. It's a sizable list of about 1.4MB and 197 pages and is now available in both North American letter-size format as well as European A4 size for those who'd like to keep a printed copy on hand.
Google search a hosta name(1) Highlight a hosta name with your mouse
(2) Right click with your mouse
(3) Click "Search Google for..". You can further refine your search by adding "hosta" in front of the highlighted name.
Search all Hosta Lists for a specific hosta(1) Click on the link to the right "Hosta Lists PDF", new window/tab will open with the Master List PDF
(2) Click the menu button at the upper right hand corner of your screen
(3) Click the option which says "Find.." Type in the hosta name you are searching for and it will show you every place that particular name is listed throughout the Hosta Lists.
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