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. 'Sagae' H. 'June' H. 'June'
2 H. 'Sagae' H. 'June' H. 'Sagae' H. 'Sagae'
3 H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance'
4 H. 'June' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Paul's Glory' H. 'Paul's Glory'
5 H. 'Paul's Glory' H. 'Guacamole' H. 'Guacamole' H. 'Guacamole'
6 H. 'Guacamole' H. 'Paul's Glory' H. 'Striptease' H. 'Striptease'
7 H. 'Patriot' H. 'Patriot' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Great Expectations'
8 H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Striptease' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Krossa Regal'
9 H. 'Gold Standard' H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Gold Standard' H. 'Blue Angel'
10 H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Gold Standard'
11 H. 'Frances Williams' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Halcyon'
12 H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Gold Standard' H. 'Whirlwind' H. 'Sun Power'
13 H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Paradigm'
14 H. 'Fragrant Bouquet' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet' H. 'Halcyon' H. montana 'Aureomarginata'
15 H. 'Whirlwind' H. 'Tokudama Flavocircinalis' H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Patriot'
16 H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Whirlwind' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet' H. 'Love Pat'
17 H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Inniswood' H. 'Patriot' H. 'Regal Splendor'
18 H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Inniswood' H. 'Inniswood'
19 H. 'Inniswood' H. 'Spilt Milk' H. 'On Stage' H. 'On Stage'
20 H. 'Striptease' H. 'Frances Williams' H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Whirlwind'
21 H. 'On Stage' H. 'Pandora's Box' H. 'Paradigm' H. 'Guardian Angel'
22 H. 'Spilt Milk' H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Spilt Milk' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans'
23 H. 'Fire and Ice' H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Frances Williams' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet'
24 H. 'Pandora's Box' H. 'On Stage' H. 'Guardian Angel' H. 'Stained Glass'
25 H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' H. 'Pandora's Box' H. 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'

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