For years I have had landscape design customers tell me, “Hostas are boring – I want nothing to do with them!”
My response is always the same: “Are you kidding? Hostas are the most versatile plant in the perennial garden.”
Hostas are my favorite perennial because of their incredible versatility, drought tolerance, and general colorful attributes.
Yep. Lots of color. See in the photos here how wonderfully a hosta brightens up a corner, contributes design interest, and is the happiest no-work plant in the perennial garden ever.
I beg you to rethink the hosta – it is a delight and can add a lot to your gardens!
My favorite online hosta sources include:
If you would like to see more photos of hostas, go to the Hosta Library –
or visit the best resource on hosta growing –
Happy hosta gardening!
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