• Plant Size - There are currently 5 size categories for the typical size of a mature hosta clump.
  • Growth Rate - Given the same growing conditions, different hostas grow at different rates from fast to medium to slow.
  • Plant Form - Although there are several variations, hostas tend to be mound-like, upright or rhizomatous in form.
  • Plant Texture - This design trait is generally classified as coarse, medium or fine.
  • Red Parts - This is a listing of hosta cultivars that have some form of either red, reddish or purplish leaf petioles or flower scapes.
  • Ploidy - We have a list of some hostas that are noted as having more than the typical number of genes in their DNA. - Tetraploid Hostas

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