Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hosta Gold Standard

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear large light green leaves that become brighter gold into summer, with dark green margins. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone


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