Listed here are hostas cited as being "significant' breeding plants listed in The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell (2009).

 
CultivarPlant SizeLeaf ColorVariegationVar ColorOriginFlower ColorSeasonSourceRegistered
'Beatrice'SmallMed-GreenStreakedWhiteHybridDeep-PurpleJulyWilliams, Frances--NR--
'Blue Lightning'LargeBlue/GreenStreakedCreamy WhiteSportPale-LavenderJulyWalters Gardens.2005
'Breeder's Choice'MediumMed-GreenMarginalWhiteHybridPale-LavenderJune into JulyVaughn, Kevin.1987
'Christmas Tree Gala'LargeDark-GreenStreakedYellowSportMed-LavenderJulyPowell, Loleta.2000
'Color Parade'MediumLight-Green--TC SportPale-LavenderAugustZilis, Mark.2003
'Donahue Piecrust'LargeMed-Green--HybridPure-WhiteJune into JulyDonahue, Thomas & Ruh, Peter.1999
'Dorothy Benedict'MediumMed-GreenStreakedYellowHybridNear-WhiteJune into JulyBenedict, Dr Ralph (Herb).1983
'Dorset Blue'SmallBlue/Green--UnknownPale-LavenderAugustSmith, Eric & Aden, Paul.1977
'Dorset Clown'SmallBlue/GreenStreakedCreamy WhiteHybridPale-LavenderJune into JulyBenedict, Dr Ralph (Herb).1993
'Fascination'MediumMed-GreenStreakedCreamy WhiteHybridPale-Lavender-Shaw, Florence & Ruh, Peter.1978
'Frances Williams'LargeBlue/GreenMarginalYellowSportPale-LavenderJuly into AugustWilliams, Frances & Williams, Connie.1986
'Galaxy'MediumDark-GreenStreakedYellowHybridPale-LavenderJulyLachman, Wm & Eleanor.1987
'Gold Regal'GiantYellow--UnknownMed-LavenderJulyAden, Paul & Unknown.1974
'Gunther's Prize'LargeYellowStreakedSpecklesSportPale-LavenderJuly into AugustSolberg, Robert--NR--
'Halcyon'SmallBlue/Green--HybridPale-LavenderJuly into AugustSmith, Eric & AHS.1988
'High Fat Cream'LargeLight-GreenStreakedSpecklesHybridPale-LavenderJuly into AugustShaw, Florence & Aden, Paul.1976
Hosta hypoleucaMediumMed-Green--SpeciesPale-LavenderJulySpecies from Japan--NR--
Hosta montanaLargeMed-Green--SpeciesPale-LavenderJune into JulySpecies from Japan--NR--
Hosta pycnophyllaLargeLight-Green--SpeciesMed-LavenderAugust to OctoberSpecies from Japan--NR--
Hosta venustaMiniatureMed-Green--SpeciesPale-LavenderJune into JulySpecies from Korea--NR--
Hosta yingeriSmallMed-Green--SpeciesLight-PurpleSeptemberSpecies from Korea--NR--
'Katsuragawa Beni'MediumMed-Green--UnknownLight-PurpleAugust to OctoberMasoka, Hiroshi--NR--
'Neat Splash'MediumMed-GreenMarginalWhiteHybridLight-PurpleJuly into AugustAden, Paul.1978
'Sum and Substance'GiantLight-Green--UnknownPale-LavenderJuly into AugustShaw, Florence & Aden, Paul.1980
'William Lachman'LargeMed-GreenStreakedWhiteHybridMed-LavenderJulyVaughn, Kevin.1981
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