Each year The American Hosta Society takes a poll of its members to determine the ranking of the top hostas currently available. The listings we have come from either the AHS website or directly from old copies of The Hosta Journal. In recent years, they have taken a second poll devoted strictly to "small hostas".

If you have access to any polls done during the years between 1975 and 1984, please send us a copy...Thank You.


1 H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance'
2 H. 'Sagae' H. 'Gold Standard' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Great Expectations'
3 H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Sagae' H. 'Gold Standard'
4 H. 'Gold Standard' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Gold Standard' H. montana 'Aureomarginata'
5 H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Sagae' H. 'Frances Williams' H. 'Sagae'
6 H. 'Golden Tiara' H. 'Frances Williams' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Krossa Regal'
7 H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Patriot' H. 'Patriot'
8 H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Golden Tiara'
9 H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Paul's Glory' H. 'Love Pat'
10 H. 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa' H. 'Francee' H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Paul's Glory'
11 H. ventricosa 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Golden Tiara' H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Blue Angel'
12 H. 'Frances Williams' H. ventricosa 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa'
13 H. 'Regal Splendor' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' H. 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa' H. 'Halcyon'
14 H. 'Francee' H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Golden Tiara' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans'
15 H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' H. 'Blue Angel' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' H. 'Francee'
16 H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Paul's Glory' H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Sun Power'
17 H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Francee' H. ventricosa 'Aureomarginata'
18 H. 'Northern Halo' H. 'Shade Fanfare' H. 'On Stage' H. 'Shade Fanfare'
19 H. 'Tokudama Flavocircinalis' H. 'Patriot' H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Regal Splendor'
20 H. 'Whirlwind' H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet'
21 H. 'On Stage'     H. 'On Stage'
22 H. 'Antioch'     H. 'Wide Brim'
23 H. 'August Moon'     H. 'Kabitan'
24 H. 'Piedmont Gold'     H. 'August Moon'
25 H. 'Janet'      

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