Photo Courtesy of Darwin Perennials

Hosta Sting

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear very thick deep green leaves with a thin creamy centre that becomes white by summer. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall green and white bracted scapes. Sport of ‘Anne’. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone


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