This is a series of hostas from George Schmid who is the author of one of the first authoritative books on hostas, The Genus Hosta (1991). An article about W. George Schmid 's Gosan Series by Warren I. Pollock in The Hosta Journal (2012 Vol. 43 No. 1) states that, "Hosta Hill is the name of George's garden. The Japanese name for hostas is giboshi and the name for hill is san...Gosan is intended to mean "Hosta Hill."..."

CultivarPlant SizeLeaf ColorVariegationVar ColorOriginFlower ColorSeasonSourceRegistered
'Gosan'MediumDark-Green -UnknownLight-PurpleAugustSchmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Amelia'SmallLight-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan August Clouds'LargeYellow -Nat-SportPale-LavenderJuly into AugustSchmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Gold Dust'-Yellow -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Gold Midget'SmallYellow -HybridLight-PurpleJulySchmid, W. George.1989
'Gosan Gold Mist'MediumYellowMarginalGreenHybridLight-PurpleJuly into AugustSchmid, W. George.2009
'Gosan Gold Sword'SmallYellow -HybridPale-LavenderJune into JulySchmid, W. George.1989
'Gosan Golden Dwarf'SmallLight-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Green Cup'MediumMed-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Green Heart'MediumMed-Green -UnknownMed-Lavender-Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Hank'LargeMed-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Hildegarde'SmallYellow -HybridLight-PurpleJulySchmid, W. George.1989
'Gosan Leather Strap'SmallDark-Green -Hybrid-July into AugustSchmid, W. George.2009
'Gosan Lettuce'MediumLight-Green -Hybrid--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Mike'LargeMed-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Mina'SmallLight-Green -Hybrid-July into AugustSchmid, W. George.2009
'Gosan Moon Skirt'MediumYellowMarginalWhiteNat-SportPale-LavenderJulySchmid, W. George.2009
'Gosan Purple Line'MediumDark-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Shining'MediumMed-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Smoothie'MediumMed-Green -Unknown--Schmid, W. George--NR--
'Gosan Sunproof'LargeMed-Green -HybridPale-LavenderJuly into AugustSchmid, W. George.2009
'Tokudama Gosan'-- -Unknown--Unknown--NR--

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