Hosta introductions for hosta season 2020

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Hosta Name Photo Size Description Price Aachen by Night M/L Thick grey-green leaves on a medium sized clump...all green form of 'Aachen'...pod parent is 'Zebra' $18.00 Addicted to Love S/M Arching, pointed grey-blue leaves with many large hanging flowers...acquired as kikutti white back form and imported from Japan in the 80's...not the same as 'Mikawa -no-Yuki which originally came from Japan as kikutii white back...interesting plant $18.00 After Party M/L Rounded, dark-green leaves are nicely puckered on this 'Big Daddy' seedling...plant has been with the Fransen's for about 10 years and just too nice and reliable not to be named... $18.00 All Aflutter M Wide, deeply feathered yellow edged leaves adorn this low, flat mound that draws attention in the front of the border.   The wavy, folded leaves yellow gives way to creamy-white as the season continues. Handles full sun in the north $30.00 American Sweetheart M  a medium-sized tetraploid sport of Mildred Seaver's 'Sea Thunder'...wide green border with white centers $18.00 Anna Lindh M Grey-green leaves have pretty good substance and color to an uneven yellow and later white. $20.00 Atlantis L This is a tetraploid sport of 'Abba Dabba Do' that comes from Hans Hansen...thick green leaves have a wide yellow border $18.00 Ayesha M A new sport from 'June Fever' and what a beauty! Yellow leaves are thick and shiny and have an irregular dark green border.. $24.00 Beauty Substance L Huge round dark green leaves have a yellow border on this 'Sum and Substance' sport. $22.00 Beet Salad M Unique hosta from Bob Solberg with beet red petioles and beet red scapes topped with purple flowers. It also has a very thin red border on the leaf in spring. Fertile and does pass on the red genes $18.00 Behemoth Giant  Very large bright green hosta with deeply impressed veins and creates a unique mound...been around for a while but has never been readily available. $18.00 Blitz M New sport from 'Sugar and Spice' and most likely a tetraploid...dark green leaf with a very wide creamy-yellow border. Leaf has a nice sheen and the plant is stunning. Flowers should be fragrant. $25.00 Blue Jay S Nice small blue that forms a dense clump of thick, solid blue leaves. In late May and June it is has intense blue color and is the perfect size to work into the front of the border. $16.00 Blue Phog S This beautiful new introcuction from Jeff Moore comes from a cross between 'Allegan Fog' x 'Blue Dogwood'...a small and aggressive grower.  Very fertile for a misted plant . $32.00 Blue Skin M Long, narrow-shaped leaves of an intense blue color on purple petioles on this wonderful new intro from Danny Van Eechaute...cross between 'Shimmy Shake' and 'Theo's Blue' $25.00 Bottom Line Giant Very large rounded dark green leaves have a yellow border on this sport of 'Sum and Substance' $22.00 Broad Band M Slightly wavy green leaves are almost round and have an irregular wide yellow border that transitions to white by the end of the season $16.00 Brutus VL Dark green leaves are shiny and have lots of ripples...extremely large hosta $22.00 California Goldrush L Large leaves are rounded and heavily corrugated, chartreuse turning yellow in the center with a green edge...sport of 'Sutters Mill' $20.00 Candy Kisses M Glossy green leaves with a heavily ruffled margin...late season bloomer that is a cross between ''Candy Dish'' and ''Raspberry Sorbet'' $18.00 Carry On M Wide-margined sport of 'Pilgrim' by Rob Mortko. . Named after his late brother's favorite song "Carry On Wayward Son". $16.00 Cherry Flip M A Bob Solberg creation from 'One Man's Treasure...rippled, dark green leaves grow into an upright clump which shows of the intense purple petioles very well.  $20.00 Chesapeake Bay M Large blue-green leaves sport a wavy margin...great substance and a good grower that holds up well $18.00 Chili Fries S ‘Chili Fries’ is a great new sport from 'Curly Fries' with dark green-centered leaves that sport a narrow yellow border...will make a nice tight small clump just as the parent does. $24.00 Chorus Girl S Wonderful little clump...round puckered leaves become bright gold and are held facing upward. Good substance and great for hybridizing. $18.00 Chris' China Star M First introduction from Christina Brinkmann of Germany...'China Girl' seedling starts shiny gold on intense red petioles, greens a bit with time and has a fantastic purple haze in July/August creating interest all season $25.00 Chris' Darkest Purple M A new introduction from Christina Brinkmann...medium hosta with grey-green leaves held on dark purple petioles...this one is a stunner!! $35.00 Chris' Moving Ruffles M Another fine hosta coming from Christina Brinkmann...very limited new intro is a seedling of 'Valley's Ruffle Shuffle' with long wavy and ruffled leaves $35.00 Christmas Cookies M White leaves have a wide dark green border on this tetraploid sport of 'Night before Christmas' shows more white and grows pretty well $20.00 Christmas Pageant M/L Great sport from ‘Christmas Tree’ with dark green leaves framed by a very wide yellow to creamy-white border. Vigorous grower with thick corrugated leaves. $20.00 Citric Star S First introduction from Louis Vissers of Belgium...not just another gold as this one has very thick wavy leaves that stay gold throughtout the season. Very limited and plants are small $28.00 City Dog M Lance-shaped green leaves have an impressive rippled white border on this sport of 'Red Dog' ...a nice combination of red petiols and white margin. $20.00 Coastal Treasure M First introduction from Rik Desmedt of Belgium is a very impressive hosta with satin green leaves that have a very wide wavy white margin...really puts on a show. $20.00 Considering Concordville M Another absolutely amazing introduction from Jeff Moore! Intensely RED petioles hold elegant elongated green leaves upright creating a vase shaped clump...you can see those red legs from across the garden...plants will be small! $25.00 Cool Hand Luke M Grey-green leaves have a thin yellow border on this selected 'Tokudama Flavocircinalis' sport...named after an employee $20.00 Cool Mistress M This great looking hosta from Hugo Phillips of Belgium is a cross between 'Beatrice' and 'June Fever'...Blue-green leaves have a creamy-white border...good grower and great form $28.00 Crow's Landing Rippled Truffles M Very rare and originator's stock! A medium hosta with long green twisted leaves accented with greenish yellow slightly rippled margins...good grower $40.00 Dahlonega L Heavily piecrusted and corrugated leaves are reverse cupped creating a wonderful golden moundiing clump $28.00 Danish Mouse mini This new mouse is a sport out of the tissue-culture production of 'Hanja's Crazy Mouse'...round blue-green leaves are framed with a subtle wavy grey-green border $20.00 Danubie Isla M Grey-blue leaves have irregular silver streaks striping into the leaves on this new and unknown distinctive plant. $24.00 Delicious M Grey-green leaves have a light yellow border that turns white quickly. A 'Vivacious' sport with the same red petioles. $18.00 Delta Dawn M Large chartreuse colored leaves with a wide creamy-white border...a seedling of 'Aztec Treasure'. $18.00 Devon Dream M COLLECTORS PLANT and very limited...a 'Halcyon' with a greenish border in spring that fades…OS stock and will not be offered again. $20.00 Devon Tor L Large rounded green leaves are shiny on this montana type. $18.00 Diamond Lake L PPAF CPBRAF Attractive, heart-shaped blue leaves are thick and and have heavy corrugation with wavy margins. Very attractive! $22.00 Dinky Donna S Grey-green leaves have an irregular greenish-yellow center...a nice sport of 'Radiant Edger'. $20.00 Double D Cup M In spring this plant emerges a grayish-green color looking very ordinary and then in early June it starts to show variegation with a faint green border. The border gets darker with time and the leaves begin to cup. Looks like a different plant in late summer.. $20.00 Dress Blues S Small heart-shaped grey-green leaves,..good grower, probably with a venusta background. $16.00 Early Sunrise M Twisted green leaves have a white center that turns green later in the season...identical to 'Diana' and 'Mieke'. $18.00 Eclipse of the Heart M Hers another Dan Wols original! I am really excited about this one...blue-green leaves sport a wide yellow border that eventually turns white... $35.00 Electric Eve M We are very excited to bring this introduction from Jeff Moore to the Hosta World...comes from a cross of 'Neptune x 'Electrocution Streaked'...very wavy blue-green "electric" leaves ...picked and named by Jeff's granddaughter...fertile both ways! $32.00 Evelyn McCafferty L Rounded cupped blue-green leaves are nicely corrugated on a 'Tokudama' hybrid that is quite different $18.00 Feel the Sky S New introduction from Danny...sport/improvement of 'Iron Sky' and a much better/faster growing plant with nicer shaped leavesf that are larger but has still the extreme thickness! Plants will be small but a must for collectors $25.00 Fluted Fountain L Beautiful tall vase-shaped fountain of green leaves with heavily impressed veins, tight ruffles, and a sharp twisted tip! Strong erect scapes hold a bouquet of near-white flowers. $18.00 Fran Godfrey VL Sport from Great Britain of ‘Sum and Substance...yellowish-green leaves are surrounded by a dark green border that appears midseason. Lavender flowers appear on 4’ spikes. $22.00 Frisian Pride M Long yellow-gold leaves reach upward, outward and back down creating a dense mound that can be seen across the garden. The edges of the leaves are rippled from the petioles down to a long pointed tip. Best color in late afternoon sun. $20.00 Frosted Mini Hearts S Shiny green leaves have a misty white center...nice hosta $18.00 Gabber M This very lovely hosta is the all green form of 'Bamse'...looks very similar to the parent but in green! The name is the Dutch word for 'friend" and is named for the Fransen dog $20.00 Gabriel's Horn Giant Here we have the all-gold form of 'Gabriel's Wing'...this is a beautiful plant in its own right and makes a wonderful contrast to the parent or it will stand alone as a beautiful large specimen $22.00 Gabriel's Wing Giant The variegated form of 'Empress Wu'... 'Gabriel's Wing' comes from Don Rawson and has.large grey-green leaves with a very nice bright yellow border...you will see this one way before you get close to it $28.00 Gangster of Love S/M Upright dark green leaves have a yellow border that turns white if grown in morning sun...survived 20 years in the Fransen Show Garden and dates back to when they tried hybidizing with the breeder 'Bravo' $18.00 Ginsu Knife M Green leaves are bordered by a serrated creamy border that often streaks to the center...interestin hosta with slightly fragrant white flowers $18.00 Glad Tidings M The all gold sport of 'Glad Rags'...thick yellow leaves are nicely corrugated just like the parent $18.00 Glen Luminaria L This one likes the sun!...slightly wavy leaves are somewhat corrugated and emerge a frosty light blue and gradually turn a soft gold which intensifies at the end of the summer...when the wax has melted off you have shiny leaves.. $25.00 Golden Eye M Arose as a sport in tissue culture...all gold leaves are very thick and this one can be seen as the tetraploid form of 'Cheatin Heart' $22.00 Golden Goal L Thick golden-yellow leaves with some waviness on this nice seedling of 'Glory' $18.00 Gone with the Wind L Large dark green leaves have great substance and a rippled creamy-white margin that becomes pure white. $24.00 Grand Prize S Very nice sport of 'Grand Tiara' with green leaves that have a wide yellow border that changes to cream. $18.00 Grand Rapids L Beautiful gray-green leaves with a wavy margin are held on stunning purple petioles...good color combination. Lavender flowers also on purple scapes $18.00 Grandpa's Love M Rounded green leaves have a yellow border and are held in an upright manner...nice plant and not readily found $25.00 Great Lakes Gold L Golden leaves are large and bright...sports a nice rippled margin... 'White Vision' x montana macrophylla hybrid. $18.00 Great White Whale Giant A variegated sport of 'Humpback Whale'..very large blue-green leaves have a creamy-yellow border...not quite as large as the parent $30.00 Green Authorit5y M From Bart Leuckx of Belgium comes this all-green sport of ‘Justice of Peace’ which is a streaker… parent was not successful in tc and most are dark green...interesting shape like 'Mikawa-no-Yuki' but with good thick substance $18.00 Green Point M Here we have a sport of 'Golden Needles'...thick green leaves make a very nice tight clump $18.00 Green Thumb mini Green Thumb' only gets to be about 2" tall...truly a miniature with thick dark green leaves...good vigor on a dense tight clump $22.00 Green with Envy S Oval yellow leaves have a green borderon this beautiful sport of 'Dawn',..very fast multiplier. $15.00 Grunspecht M This shiny dark green plant from the Tardiana group has very thick leaves but is different from 'Devon Green'...leaves are thickerand slightly wavy $18.00 Hanja's Crazy Mouse mini A sport from 'Blue Mouse Ears' with misted and mottled leaves in spring but becomes almost green later depending on light conditions...a misty green with white "mouse" and totally different from any other mice....only 10 for this year... $45.00 Hanja's Red Edge M Another from Jan Hurup Hansen...dark green leaves that show year round a thin red edge...maybe best in a cooler climate...very Interesting hosta $30.00 Hans M A sport of 'Andrew'.and similar but much more vigorous! Corrugated, puckered and folded leaves with ruffling at the base are blue-green with a showy white center. Green streaks appear late in the summer which contribute to the added vigor. $20.00 Her Eyes Were Blue S/M Intense silver-blue, almost steel gray, leaves are heavily rippled and lightly serrated. The leaf tip twists and curves downward creating a low mound that only reaches about 12" tall. Vigorous growth rate and moderate corrugation makes this a standout in any garden. $20.00 Holar Early Days M New introduction from Ronny Van Keer with spectaculair spring colors....yellow leaves are held on red petioles...in the spring even the veins are red and also the leaves show a red thin red margin $30.00 Holar Purple Glacier M Cross between two of Arthur Wrede's introductions...'Miss Linda Smith' and 'Mr Blue'...Intensely coated long blue leaves held on purple petioles...great substance and vigorous grower...very limited $35.00 Holar Sunset Cobra M Shiny satin dark green leaves show a purple Haze during midsummer...colors are best in a sunny location on the sister seedling to 'Holar Sunset Python' $35.00 Holar Sunset Python M .Tequila Sunrise' x 'Maya Kingnake' hybrid from Ronny Van Keer....really fantastic new hosta...leaves have a ruffled margin and are intensly yellow in spring...held atop cherry red petioles $30.00 Hydon Sunset S Heart-shaped yellow leaves on this fast grower that takes some sun for good yellow color. $14.00 I Dream of Jeanne L New introduction from Dick and Jeanne Barbee that is a seedling of 'Sagae'..beautiful gold leaves are topped with white flowers in mid-summer...leaves are a bit rippled, a bit wavy and a bit shiny... $28.00 Inca Gold S Lance-shaped yellow leaves make a beautiful little clump...looks different than other small narrow leafed gold hostas. $14.00 Ivory Necklace M  This fast grower has upright medium green leaves with a creamy white border $18.00 Jennifer Bailey S Grey-green leaves have a creamy-white border.that starts out yellow...makes a small clump $20.00 Jessica Alba M An outstanding bright yellow sport from 'Marilyn Monroe'! Thick yellow leaves held on reddish petioles are ruffled and twist upward showing their undersides. Ample serration and there's even a little red on the tips of the leaves early on. $25.00 Jim Matthews M Its been a lot of years since we have been able to offer 'Jim Matthews'...blue-green leaves have a yellow center that colors misty green later..,sieboldiana hybrid and a slow grower...very special hosta $45.00 Jiminy Cricket S Small yellow leaves with wavy margins.create a really cute little clump that is quite bright $18.00 Joan's Alter Ego S This is the all-gold sport of 'Joan Altman' a hosta developed by Bob Kuk...spade-shaped leaves are bright gold on a good grower $20.00 Jurassic World XL Sport of 'Jurassic Park'with very large green leaves with a yellowish-green border...will grow as large as the parent but will have a subltle addition of color (only 10 available) $30.00 Ki Ren Jyaku M Interesting plant from Japan with bright cream colored semi double to double flowers...light green to yellow leaves are very round and held in an upright manner..thought to be the best double flowering hosta $25.00 Lakeside Cranberry Relish S Cherry red petioles topped with dark green leaves famed in a bright yellow border...leaves are shiny, slightly wavy and upright $18.00 Lakeside Khum Kaw XL Nice medium sized blue-green with lots of corrugation..makes quite a dense mound with lavender flowers. $24.00 Lakeside Paisley Print M One of the prettier hostas...very wide wavy green borders surround a narrow creamy center that shoots up from the petioles like lightning creating a "feather" pattern. Good substance and creamy scapes topped with lavender flowers. $20.00 Lakeside Ripples L Rich dark green leaves are deeply ruffled and form an upright clump topped with lots of white flowers...H. montana heritage and is quite large. $18.00 Lakeside Shockwave M Elongated wavy green leaves have a creamy-yellow border...vewry prominent veins and the border turns to white.. $18.00 Lakeside Spellbinder M Leaves have a narrow creamy-white center framed by a wide dark green border...vigorous grower and makes a dense mound topped with near white flowers $20.00 Lakeside Tee Ki S Small hosta with yellow-chartreuse leaves that are elongated and have a white border that is quite wavy--almost rippled in places. $16.00 Lakeside Zesty Zeno S/M Leaves are green with a yellow border...somewhat shiny and held on red petioles...scapes and seed pods are the same wine color... $18.00 Leopard Legs M Danny brings us a seedling of 'Red Bull' with grey-green leaves that are slightly ruffled and held on long, cherry red, dotted petioles...petioles reminded him of leopard legs $30.00 Light of Zetar M A 'Fat Boy' seedling from Dirk Dupré ( Belgium collector-breeder)...has very th\ick yello0w leaves that are a bit shiny, a bit cupped and a bit corrugated. $32.00 Little Treasure mini Sport from ‘Little Jay’ with a very wide blue-green border that gives the plant a totally different look. Good substance and excellent vigor. $14.00 Louie Louie M Arching green leaves have a narrow white border with a wavy margin...excellent grower and makes a nice clump. $25.00 Lucy Vitols M Corrugated yellow leaves are very round and have an irregular green border... a sport of 'Christmas Gold $20.00 Mack the Knife S Great little hosta with very thick green leaves that have an unusual "orange" colored margin. The elongated leaves are slightly twisted and exhibit a rippled edge. Topped with lavender flowers in July. $18.00 Malabar L Nice hosta with large green leaves that have a yellow border that turns white in summer...good substance and vigor $18.00 Mango Lettuce M/L This great seedling from Louis Vissers of Belgium comes from 'Red Bull'...flowers are outstanding and mature green leaves are round and puckered...fertile! $32.00 Medieval Age M Heart-shaped green leaves with a narrow yellow border that is wavy on a seedling with 'Galaxy' genes. Very attractive plant. $18.00 Mighty Mite S Thick, glossy dark green leaves have an almost "plastic" substance...they are wavy and twisted and form a dense, compact, low mound. This little guy is very vigorous and loves the sun. $18.00 Miss Lya M Very special plant from Jan van den Top and we only have 6 for the year...bright green leaves have a wide creamy border all held on red petioles...leaves are nicely ruffled and this one is a must for the collector $50.00 Miss Tokyo L Older variety that still holds it own...large dark green leaves have a wide yellow border that turns creamy-white in summer. $18.00 Mohegan M Unique hosta with very thick intense blue, almost perfectly round, leaves that show good corrugation and will be topped with white flowers. Has proven to be a vigorous grower and makes a stunning clump $18.00 Monkey Business M This stunning new sport from 'Funky Monkey' has a green centered leaf with the beautiful yellowish border held on red stems and is really a show off. Substance is excellent and the plant holds up well all season. $35.00 Moonstruck S This is the reverse variegated sport of ‘Dress Blues’...upright, narrow leaves have a wide creamy-white center with a blue border. $18.00 Mouse Capades mini Blue-green leaves with a yellow border and a wavy margin on this sport of 'Mighty Mouse'. $18.00 My Precious mini Gino Vandekinderen from Belgium brings us this new mini sport from H. 'Silver Threads and Golden Needles' shiny, bright green leaves have a nice yellow border that is somewhat wavy. Vigorous grower with lavender flowers. $22.00 O'Harra mini Small narrow yellow leaves make a fast growing low mound. $10.00 Olympic Gold Medal M All gold sport of ‘Olympic Sunrise’...growing habit, leaf shape and vigor are same as the parent but 'Olympic Gold Medal’ has beautiful, glowing, gold leaves that become more yellow. $18.00 Ops S Light green leaves have a creamy-white border and good substance for a small hosta…Flayboant hybrid. $15.00 Pamela Lee M Thick green leaves have a wide greenish-yellow border on this ''Radiant Edger'' sport. $18.00 Paradise Lightning M Heart-shaped blue leaves with irregular creamy-white streaks on this rare and unstable sport of 'Heart Throb' $60.00 Paradise Puppet S Small wavy somewhat twisted green leaves, creat an adorable clump on this easy growing, venusta hybrid. $12.00 Paradise Red Delight M Round-shaped grey-green leaves with purple-red petioles and scapes on a super pycnophylla hybrid $18.00 Paul Vernooij M First came 'Ben Vernooij' and now the other brother Paul who sadly has also passed on...this is a beautiful sport with Very thick blue leaves and a soft yellowish-green border...very few available $45.00 Penny Lane S/M Heart-shaped green leaves with a wide yellow border and a slightly wavy margin...border turns white in summer..cute fast growers $18.00 Pewter Goblet L Here's a new introduction that I find quite interesting...leaves are very cupped, very corrugated and a bit shiny...I love different and this one fills the bill Not ready to ship until June $25.00 Piecrust Power L Large green leaves with deeply impressed veins and a nice piecrust edge. $18.00 Piecrust Promise XL Dark green leaves have a lighter green center the margin is heavily rippled on the leaves when mature...sport of ‘Green Piecrust’ $22.00 Pin Stripe Sister M Green leaves with creamy-white streaks on this very good and often used “breeder” for variegated seedlings...only 5 available .. $50.00 Pineapple Upsidedown Cake M Grey-green leaves start with a green center which changes gold...beautiful sport of 'Pineapple Poll' $18.00 Pistache M Sport from H. ‘Spilt Milk’...leaf centers are a misted combination of several colors of green surrounded by a variable border of green and blue-green. Place the plant in a bright shady location. Good grower with white flowers. A real show-stopper!. $25.00 Planet X S Unique green hosta with a hazy blue border...thick leaves have good substance and are cupped and puckered...origin unknown $18.00 Potomac Glory L Upright greenish-yellow leaves with a shiny dark green margin, a sport of ''Potomac Pride''. $28.00 Praise Him M/L Green leaves are nicely strealed wotj white...near-white FRAGRANT flowers...Similar to 'Seventh Heaven'....very limited $60.00 Proud Peacock M Medium-sized upright clump of tricolor foliage creates the perfect vase-shape...feathered border with a wide blue-green outer border surrounding the light center and helps the growth $32.00 Rain Dancer L Quite sturdy and attractive sport from ‘Blue Umbrellas’...blue-green leaves have a variable yellow border. Topped with lavender flowers. $18.00 Rebel Heart M Heart-shaped grey-green leaves with a gold border that changes to creamy white. Nice looking hosta. $18.00 Red Titanium M This 'Urajiro Hachijo' x 'Dewed Steel' seedling come from Bart Leuckx of Belgium...steel blue leaves are held on long intensely red petioles...beautiful contrast $30.00 Reid All About it M This gorgeous creation is the work of the Beisteins...green leaves have a very wide creamy-white border that ends pure white...pretty plant $25.00 Reptillian L Lots going on with this hosta…grey blue-green leaves are cupped with a piecrust edge and held on red petioles also, flower stems! $18.00 Riptide M Grey-green leaves atop red petioles...backs of the leaves are so it is a probable a pycnophylla hybrid $18.00 Risky Business M Vigorous sport from ‘Striptease’...leaves are same shape and size as parent but have a white center with wide dark green borders that contrast beautifully. $18.00 Roller Coaster Ride M Narrow pointed green leaves have a rippled thin white border...stable sport of the streaked 'Ray of Hope'. $16.00 Rowan My Boat M Emerges with a strong blue, mirror-like reflective surface that then becomes slightly puckered and folded (like a boat shape). The name 'Rowan My Boat' fits perfectly...Leaves emerge shiny before developing their glaucous coating later. $22.00 Sails Ho L Incredible sport of 'Krossa Regal' that came from Ran Lydel in 1995 but is always almost impossible to find...vase-shaped clump with the held upright...frosted green leaves are white in the center with a bluish green border...green by summer $60.00 Sally and Bob M Green leaves are streaked with white and yellow...there are some areas that are mottled...Sally and Bob are the Murphys (longtime hosta folks) 'William Lachman' x 'Fascination' $60.00 Shady Affair m Emerges all gold and as the season progresses goes to a green center with a yellow border...small mound of cupped and wavy leaves. $18.00 Silver Moon