Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hosta Designer Genes

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear bright yellow leaves with red petioles that grow from wine-red stems. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Slug Resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Part to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture