HostaHelper Database contains information on a wide variety of hosta
cultivars including plant traits such as leaf, flower,
growth rate and other plant characteristics. Many of these traits are
used to identify the over 8,000 different cultivars of hostas
existing today. The database also features data on the
cultivar's originator and background i.e. sports and parents.
Characteristics - This includes traits such as leaf shape,
color, seasonal color changes, variegation, texture, appearance
Flowers - Hosta flowers come in a range of colors, seasons
of bloom, scape lengths, shapes, fragrance and seed pods.
Hosta Types - Explore the database for hostas that contain
certain words in their names, series hostas along with galleries
of green, blue, yellow and variegated hosta cultivars.
Plant Traits - Included here are such characteristics as
plant size, growth rate and clump texture.
Hybridizers - We have
lists of some of the more "famous" hybridizers who have
originated and/or registered many of the thousands of hosta