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. 'June' H. 'June' H. 'June' H. 'June'
2 H. 'Sagae' H. 'Sagae' H. 'Sagae' H. 'Liberty'
3 H. 'Liberty' H. 'Liberty' H. 'Liberty' H. 'Sum and Substance'
4 H. 'First Frost' H. 'Guardian Angel' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'First Frost'
5 H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Sagae'
6 H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'First Frost' H. 'Guardian Angel'
7 H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Guacamole' H. 'Victory' H. 'Victory'
8 H. 'Orange Marmalade' H. 'Paradigm' H. 'Striptease' H. 'Empress Wu'
9 H. 'Niagara Falls' H. 'First Frost' H. 'Paradigm' H. 'Blue Angel'
10 H. 'Paradigm' H. 'Niagara Falls' H. 'Guardian Angel' H. 'Halcyon'
11 H. 'Guacamole' H. 'Sun Power' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Orange Marmalade'
12 H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Victory' H. 'Orange Marmalade' H. 'Paradigm'
13 H. 'Halcyon' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Praying Hands' H. 'Lakeside Paisley Print'
14 H. 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' H. 'Praying Hands' H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Striptease'
15 H. 'Neptune' H. 'Striptease' H. 'Guacamole' H. montana 'Aureomarginata'
16 H. 'Victory' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Praying Hands'
17 H. 'Guardian Angel' H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Niagara Falls' H. 'Whirlwind'
18 H. 'Striptease' H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Paul's Glory'
19 H. 'El Nino' H. 'Night before Christmas' H. 'Brother Stefan' H. 'Earth Angel'
20 H. 'Autumn Frost' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Whirlwind' H. 'Niagara Falls'
21   H. 'Orange Marmalade' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Rainbow's End'
22   H. 'Stained Glass' H. 'Lakeside Paisley Print' H. 'Brother Stefan'
23   H. 'Cathedral Windows' H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Neptune'
24   H. 'Empress Wu' H. 'Rainforest Sunrise' H. 'Great Expectations'
25   H. 'El Nino' H. 'Touch of Class' H. 'Curly Fries'

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