MyHostas database

HostaFortunei Aureomarginata


Originator(s)Nils Hylander/AHS 1987


Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width 

Leaf length x width 

Vein pairs 

Leaf colorgreen,yellow edge





Scape height 


Flower length 


Flowering periodJuly





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.

Sports'Academy Redundant' sport/gw
'Academy White Edge' sport/gw
'Anne' sport/gy
'Ellerbroek' sport/gy
'Holiday White' sport/wg
'Island Fling' sport/gy
'Kiwi Treasure Trove' sport/gy
'Lightning Bay' sport/yg
'Owen Online' sport/yg
'Rays of Sunshine' sport/gy
'Sarah Farmer' sport/os
'Sarah's Sister' sport/gy
'Spring Gold' sport/
'Twilight' sport/gy

Progeny'Crown Royalty' = 'Carol' x PP
'Tucker Blues' = montana x PP