are a mailorder nursery specializing in the growing and selling
of Hostas, and do not have provisions for on site sales. The Hosta
Patch was established in 1989 out of a passion for this distinct
and colorful group of plants. We sell over 500 varieties, as you
will see from our list.
are among the most diverse group of plants for the shady garden.
They range in sizes from a mere 2 inches high, to over 3 feet high,
and 6 inches wide to over 6 feet wide. The leaves come in a range
of sizes and shapes as well. There are lance shaped leaves, heart
shaped leaves, and leaves that are nearly round. Some leaves are
smooth and shiny. Some are very corrugated. Others are cupped, or
turn up along the edges, and still others have undulating or wavy
margins. They are hardy in USDA zones 3-9.
not forget the most stunning feature of Hostas, their colorful foliage.
Hosta foliage exhibits almost every color except red. There are
of course numerous shades of green, while some leaves are bright
gold, and Hostas are among the few plants that exhibit such a wide
range of blue foliage. The most notable feature about Hostas are
their highly variegated leaves. These patterns come in a wide array
of combinations of the above mentioned leaf colors as well as white
your cyber-visit to The Hosta Patch is an enjoyable one. Browse
the articles I have written for various newsletters, and magazines
about the care of Hostas, so your enjoyment of your Hosta garden
can be both rewarding and successful. If you are interested in learning
more about Hostas, I invite you to visit The American Hosta Society
web site, at www.hosta.org.