Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Hosta Emperor's New Clothes

Large, ovate, variegated leaves that is yellowish-green with dark green speckles, patches and streaks throughout.  Foliage is dull to slightly shiny on top and starts to darken in colour throughout the season; changing to shades of minty green with darker green patches/speckles of colour. Delicate, densely arranged, light purple to almost white flowers rise on tall flowerscapes and last up to 4 weeks. Compact, mounding, fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer

HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)

21-32 inches tall x 36-42 inches spread

Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds


Zone 3
Exposure Part Sun
Moisture Moderate
Patent Info PP34312