OK here are my pick's for the Top Ten Most
This is one that you
only have to see one time in its mature form to remember. If you don't have it,
get one immediately. Try to buy as big a plant as you can, because it grows
An old favorite that
everybody whose been around hosta for a few years can identify from a mile away.
None of its sports grow nearly as large, so there's no confusion with
The center color is
truly unique. No mistaking GE for anything else. Again, if you're having trouble
growing it, get a large one to start over with.
most colorful of hostas. The closest thing to a peacock in the genus. Remember
Mike Groothuis' close-up of a June leaf? Did anybody have to read the message to
know what it was?
than some of the others on my list, but the only plant of it's kind. One you
really can tell from a long way off when its mature.
one-of-a-kind, considered the best hosta by many. Who doesn't know what this one
see this you won't forget it. Easily the most dramatic of the piecrust types
with its white edge.
spring, this plant is unmistakeable. Even when the center turns green, there
isn't another like it
Everybody knows what sieboldianas look like. There's only one with a good edge
that gets big, so far. If you see a fivbe foot wide sieboldiana with a good,
clear margin, what are the odds it's something else?
know this doesn't grow well for some, but if you're having trouble with it, try
getting another one, as big as you can find, and giving it a lot of sun. For all
the white, it can grow pretty big and has little tendency to melt
I suppose Sun Power would be number 11 if I could
have 11. In the next ten, I'd have to include Ron Livingston's Atom Smasher,
Bold Ruffles, Night before Christmas, Winfield Blue, Filigree, nigrescens, Regal
Splendor, Sum and Substance, and Summer Music