Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Hosta Queen Josephine

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear glossy dark green leaves with yellow margins that turn to cream as the summer progresses. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
1.5 ft tall x 3.5 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