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Category Hostas

Hostas, often celebrated as the heroes of shaded gardens, bring a delightful array of lush, leafy beauty to spaces that many flowering plants shy away from. Known for their striking foliage, which ranges in colors from deep greens to blues and even variegated patterns, hostas are versatile perennials that offer texture and form to gardens.

In this section, delve into the serene world of hostas, discovering their many varieties, care requirements, and the subtle flower spikes that many produce. Whether you have a sun-dappled corner or a deeply shaded nook, there’s a hosta ready to flourish there.

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How to grow hostas

How to grow hostas

Learn how to grow hostas for a beautiful garden! Get tips on ideal planting location, soil preparation, watering, fertilizing, pruning & deadheading, and more.

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June hosta

June hosta

Need a cool, variegated hosta variety for your shade garden? Consider the classic June hosta…

Types of hostas

Types of hostas

Wondering about the different types of hostas? There are so many different species and cultivars…

How to divide hostas

How to divide hostas

Wondering how to divide hostas? These ornamentals are surprisingly easy to divide (and there are…

When to divide hostas

When to divide hostas

Wondering when to divide hostas? These gorgeous foliage plants are quite hardy and can be…

Dividing hostas

Dividing hostas

Dividing hostas is a great way to multiply your plants. Whether you’re planning a big…

Transplanting hostas

Transplanting hostas

Do you have some hostas that need to be moved? Fortunately, these hardy perennials are…

How to plant hostas

How to plant hostas

Adding some hosta plants to your yard? Fortunately, these low-maintenance ornamentals are easy to learn…

When to plant hostas

When to plant hostas

Wondering when to plant hostas? Fortunately, these hardy plants can be planted almost any time…

Planting hostas - new plants

Planting hostas

Are you planting hostas in your yard? Fortunately, these low-maintenance perennials are very easy to…

Hosta white feather by leonora ellie enking on flickr

White Feather hosta

Looking for a unique pale-leaved hosta for your shade garden? It’s time to consider planting…