are around 10,000 named cultivars and species of hostas.
So, how do you decide which ones to use in your
landscape? Physical traits such as size, leaf color,
variegation and clump form are probably the key traits
that most people consider. However, this does not narrow
the field very much.
One more factor to consider would
be those hostas which have received major awards or have
been recommended by people who know hostas. We have
accumulated information from a wide variety of sources
and have divided it into two categories: Awards and
Click on a link to see a listing of the winners or
recommended hostas from The Hosta Helper database.