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Tissue Culture Hostas

Treasures of the Shade 

AgriForest is pleased to present a beautiful selection of tissue culture hostas, which are disease free and produce more eyes over a shorter period of time, resulting in a bushier plant.

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Varieties of Hostas

Hosta CHERRY BERRY

Stunning lance-shaped leaves with dark green margins and creamy white centres grace this hosta. Just like its namesake, this variety has red leaf petioles and flower stems. Leaves are 8"x5". Tall flower stems bear purple bell-shaped flowers in from late July to mid-August. Reaches 16"x38". Zone 4.

Hosta FIRE AND ICE

A flashy hosta, that has pure white centres and very dark green margins. The leaves are heavy with substance. Lavender flowers are produced on a white stem. Reaches 10"x8". Zone 4.

Hosta FRAGRANT BOUQUET

This lovely variety, features apple green leaves with wide irregular yellow-white margins. Leaves are 10"x6". Large funnel-shaped, fragrant white flowers are produced from mid-August to early September. Reaches 22"x48". Zone 4.

Hosta FRANCEE

A classic hosta variety characterised by forest green heart-shaped leaves that are edged with narrow white margins. The white margins hold up quite well in full sun as well as in the shade. Lavender flowers are produced in early summer. An excellent variety for mass planting as well as general landscape use. Reaches 21"x 45". Zone 4.

Hosta GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Acclaimed as one of the world's most beautiful hostas, this variety has lovely large yellow puckered leaves that are edged by wide, irregular margins of blue and light green. Leaves are 12"x10". Clusters of white flowers are produced from mid-June to July. Reaches 24"x50". Zone 4.

Hosta HALCYON

This variety has become one of the most popular blue-leaved hostas in cultivation. Forms a dense mound of outstanding blue, pear-shaped foliage that is great as a ground cover or edging plant. Its thick substance leaves are 8"x5". Produces very pale lavender flowers from late July to mid-August. Reaches 16"x40". Zone 4.

Hosta IRON GATE DELIGHT

This visually unpredictable variety is characterised by lovely green foliage with a streaky creamy white border. It produces pale purple flowers in mid-summer. A wonderful specimen plant that reaches 16"x36". Zone 4.

Hosta JUNE

An unusual and distinct hosta variety, that is a sport of 'Halcyon'. It features gorgeous gold leaves bordered by a blue and green shaded margin. The light centre will bleach to creamy white in bright light. Unlike many light centred hostas, this one has great substance. Leaves are 6"x4". Pale lavender flowers are produced from late July to August. Reaches 12"x30". Zone 4.

Hosta KROSSA REGAL

A classic hosta, that features a large, vase-shaped mound of powdery blue foliage. Leaves are11"x7". Funnel-shaped lavender flowers are produced in late July to mid- August. Reaches 33"x70". Zone 4.

Hosta MINUTEMAN

A 'Francee' sport that is an outstanding ground cover or specimen plant with its pure white margins that contrast nicely with the dark green centres. Leaves are 9"x6". Lavender flowers are produced in mid-July. Reaches 23"x50". Zone 4.

Hosta MONTANA AUREOMARGINATA

One of the most striking hostas ever developed. An especially colourful variety that features medium-green centred leaves surrounded by bright gold margins. Leaves are 15"x8". Near-white flowers produced in July. Reaches 27"x68". Zone 4.

Hosta PATRIOT

This sport of "Francee' has the same dark green centres and beautiful form, but is has a much wider margin that is striking and crisp. Leaves are 8"x6". Lavender flowers are produced from late July to early August. This stunning ground cover or specimen plant reaches 23"x50". Zone 4.

Hosta QUEEN JOSEPHINE

A stand-out hosta that features incredibly glossy leaves. The dark green leaves are bordered by a wide yellow margin, which turns lighter as the season progresses. Leaves are 7"x5". Lavender flowers are produced in mid-summer. Reaches 36"x17". Zone 4.

Hosta ROBERT FROST

The broad, heart-shaped leaves of this hosta are displayed as a gentle mound, giving the plant a formal appearance. Each leaf is edged with a dramatic wide, streaky-white margin. Leaves are 9"x7". Near white flowers are produced in July. Reaches 24"x50". Zone 4.

Hosta SAGAE

The dramatic colour combination and majestic form of this hosta should cast it in a leading role in any landscape. Its regal, vase-shaped growth habit is perfect for underplanting ground covers or smaller hostas. Characterised by large frosty blue leaves with creamy yellow margins. Leaves are 13"x11". Pale lavender flowers are produced from mid-July to August. Reaches 30"x70". Zone 4.

Hosta SEA THUNDER

A perfect specimen plant characterised by heart-shaped leaves with a white centre and a dark bluegreen margin. Its erect habit combined with streaking, overlapping colours give the leaves the appearance of feathers. Leaves 8"x4". Produces pale lavender flowers in mid-summer. Reaches 24"x12". Zone 4.

Hosta STRIPTEASE

An outstanding hosta named 'Striptease' because a white strip appears between the green and gold area on its dark green leaves. Leaves are 8"x6". Lavender flowers produced in mid-summer. Reaches 40"x20". Zone 4.

Hosta SUM AND SUBSTANCE

The large leaves of this classic variety make it the most popular gold hosta. It is characterised by a massive mound of golden foliage, making it an excellent specimen or background plant. Leaves are 18"x14". Some sun is required to draw out the best colouration. Lavender flowers compliment the foliage in August. Reaches 33"x80". Zone 4.

Hosta SUMMER MUSIC

Spectacular hosta distinguished by its large white leaf centre bordered by a chartreuse margin. A yellow gold area is seen between the two colour patters. This slow growing hosta produces pale lavender flowers in early summer. A superb specimen plant, that reaches 21"x14". Zone 4.

Hosta SUN POWER

This variety is one of the very best gold hostas, adding style and class to the shady landscape. It features unique twisted and pointed golden leaves, which hold their colour well when exposed to a considerable amount of sun. Leaves are 12"x7". Lavender flowers are produced in July. Reaches 26"x62". Zone 4.