There is a lot of variety in the appearance of hostas. However, each of us has a mental image of what we would call a "typical" hosta. Listed below are some of the "oddballs" of the hosta world which one or more reference has called unusual, weird, strange or simply atypical in some way.

 
CultivarPlant SizeLeaf ColorVariegationVar ColorOriginFlower ColorSeasonSourceRegistered
'Alley Oop'SmallMed-GreenStreakedWhiteNat-SportLight-PurpleJuly into AugustMalloy, Alex.2001
'Aurora Spokes'SmallDark-GreenMarginalYellowUnknown  O'Harra, Russ--NR--
'Blast Off'LargeYellow  HybridPale-LavenderJulyBenedict, Dr R. (Herb) & Dorothy.1995
'Break Dance'MediumYellowStreakedSplotchesNat-SportLight-PurpleJuly into AugustMiller, Roger & Lynda.2001
'Crispula Lutescens'LargeMed-Green  Nat-SportNear-WhiteJune into JulyUnknown--NR--
'Danica Poul'MediumLight-GreenStreakedSpecklesUnknown  Hansen, Hans Ejler--NR--
'Dixie Joy'SmallMed-GreenStreakedSpecklesHybridPale-LavenderAugustAden, Paul.1983
'Dotted Fantasy'MediumYellowMarginalWhiteUnknown  Unknown--NR--
'Eternal Father'LargeYellowStreakedGreenish WhiteNat-SportPale-LavenderJulyWilletts, Jesse.1999
'Flecked Fantasy'LargeYellowStreakedSpecklesNat-SportNear-WhiteJune into JulyPowell, Loleta--NR--
H. hypoleucaMediumMed-Green  UnknownPale-LavenderJulySpecies from Japan--NR--
H. ventricosaLargeDark-Green  UnknownLight-PurpleJulySpecies from China--NR--
'Jesse James'MediumDark-GreenMarginalYellowNat-SportMed-LavenderJuly into AugustStark, Dean--NR--
'Kiwi Watercolours' Yellow  Unknown  Sligh, Barry--NR--
'Lakeside Looking Glass'MediumDark-Green  HybridPale-LavenderAugustChastain, Mary.1997
'Lakeside Paisley Print'SmallDark-GreenMedialWhiteUnknownPale-LavenderJulyChastain, Mary.2006
'Laurentina'MediumDark-GreenStreakedYellowHybrid July into AugustLokies, Martin.2014
'Leopard Frog'MediumYellowStreakedSplotchesNat-SportPale-LavenderJulyGoodwin, Randy.2000
'Lunacy'LargeYellow  Nat-SportPale-LavenderJuly into AugustRiehl, Frank--NR--
'Mama's Gold'MediumYellow  HybridPure-WhiteJulySnyder, Ron.1999
'Oil on Canvas'SmallMed-GreenStreakedWhiteNat-SportMed-Lavender Van Eechaute, Danny--NR--
'Omatsu-san Nishiki'SmallLight-Green  UnknownLight-Purple Ruh, Peter.2002 .2018
'Outhouse Delight'SmallMed-GreenStreakedSpecklesHybridPale-LavenderJulyAvent, Tony.1999
'Pamela Ann'SmallYellow  Unknown  Bentley Gardens--NR--
'Praying Hands'MediumMed-GreenMarginalYellowUnknownPale-Lavender Williams, Gerald.1996
'Red Sea'LargeMed-GreenStreakedWhiteUnknown  Unknown--NR--
'Red Stepper'MediumMed-Green  HybridLight-PurpleAugustGoodwin, Randy.1996
'Road Rage'MediumMed-Green  HybridDeep-PurpleAugustBeilstein, Doug.2018
'Second Coming'MediumDark-GreenStreakedWhiteNat-SportPale-LavenderAugustBennett, Gerry--NR--
'Silver Threads & Golden Needles'SmallYellowMedialCreamy WhiteTC SportLight-PurpleJulyAnderson, Jim--NR--
'Spit and Spat'LargeDark-GreenStreakedSpecklesUnknown  Unknown--NR--
'Spotted Janet'MediumMed-GreenMedialYellowNat-SportPale-LavenderJuly into AugustWade, Van--NR--
'Storm Warning'    Hybrid  Carlson, Monty & Julie--NR--
'Stripshow'SmallDark-GreenMedialWhiteUnknown  Unknown--NR--
'Summary Judgement'LargeLight-Green  Nat-Sport  Unknown--NR--
'Tattoo'SmallYellowMarginalGreenish WhiteNat-SportPale-LavenderJune into JulyAvent, Tony.1998
'Walden'LargeMed-Green  Nat-SportPure-WhiteAugustUnknown--NR--
'Wheee!'MediumMed-GreenMarginalYellowUnknown  Meyer, Bill--NR--
'White Feather'MediumMed-GreenStreakedWhiteNat-SportLight-PurpleJulyHeemskerk, Gerardus.2005
'Wolcott'GiantDark-GreenStreakedSpecklesHybridPale-LavenderJune into JulyStone, David.1982
'Xanadu Paisley'MediumYellowStreakedSpecklesNat-SportPale-LavenderJuly into AugustSkaggs, Virginia & Brian.2000

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