f4.50 Van den Top (1999)
$5.00 Naylor Creek (1999)
$6.95 AAA (1999)
$5.95 Bridgewood (1999)
$?.?? Walters Gardens (1999)
$5.25 Singletree Farm (1999)
$5.00 Robyn's Nest (1999)
$5.00 Savory (1999)
Green leaves have a prominent gold edge that holds all year. 25 - 75 % shade.
Some years ago this taxon was exported to Japan, cultivated the world over. It is well known to gardeners being probably one of the 5 most common hostas. Unfortunately, this variety is sold under a number of different names (e.g. 'Golden Crown', 'Yellow Edge', and 'Ellerbroek' which actually is a different cultivar). Dark green leaves with rich golden-yellow border. (Plant 24x18)
Dark green leaves with a yellow margin. Lavender flowers.
Some might consider this too ordinary for our list, but I'm not convinced that a plant has to scream at you to merit consideration. It has the classic neat, mounded form, with dark green leaves edged in gold. It is a vigorous grower that multiplies quickly, making it ideal for massing. Lavender flowers.
Dark green leaves with a stunning golden-yellow border. Lilac flowers on 24" scapes in late July-August.
Deep green oval leaves (10"x8") graduate to a fine point. Color is accented by a marked gold edge. A matte sheen and recessed ribs make this hosta beautiful up close or in the back of the garden. Dense mounding habit and stable color in hottest summer. A multitude of garden possibilities from specimen to mass planting. 14"x24". Blooms lavender. Shade to 3/4 sun. Growth rapid.
The dark green foliage is set off with a gold border. Lavender flowers.
Dark green; pretty yellow edges. Known as gold crown.