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 or 1986 and 1990, please send us a copy...Thank You.

1 H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance' H. 'Sum and Substance'
2 H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Sagae' H. 'Great Expectations'
3 H. 'Gold Standard' H. 'Gold Standard' H. 'Patriot'
4 H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. montana 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Paul's Glory'
5 H. 'Sagae' H. 'Patriot' H. 'Gold Standard'
6 H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Krossa Regal' H. 'Sagae'
7 H. 'Patriot' H. 'Great Expectations' H. 'Blue Angel'
8 H. 'Golden Tiara' H. 'Paul's Glory' H. montana 'Aureomarginata
9 H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Love Pat' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet'
10 H. 'Paul's Glory' H. 'Frances Williams' H. 'Krossa Regal'
11 H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Halcyon'
12 H. 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa' H. 'Shade Fanfare' H. 'Frances Williams'
13 H. 'Halcyon' H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Love Pat'
14 H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' H. 'Blue Angel' H. 'Whirlwind'
15 H. 'Francee' H. 'Fragrant Bouquet' H. 'On Stage'
16 H. 'Sun Power' H. 'Regal Splendor' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans'
17 H. ventricosa 'Aureomarginata' H. 'Christmas Tree' H. 'Sun Power'
18 H. 'Shade Fanfare' H. 'On Stage' H. 'Francee'
19 H. 'Regal Splendor' H. 'Tokudama Aureonebulosa' H. 'Guacamole'
20 H. 'Fragrant Bouquet' H. 'Francee'  
21 H. 'On Stage' H. sieboldiana 'Elegans'  
22 H. 'Wide Brim' H. 'Whirlwind'  
23 H. 'Kabitan' H. plantaginea  
24 H. 'August Moon' H. 'Summer Music'  
25   H. 'Golden Tiara'  
 

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