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Hershey Family Nursery--Hosta Growers, Lilies, Wildflowers

Hosta List: F-H

Some of the prettiest hostas ever are on this page
1998 and 2002 Hostas of the Year!

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Currently we are not set up with pictures for each hosta. We hope to add that soon. By going to HostaLibrary.org you can find pictures for nearly all of these. They often show both young and mature plants in various sunlight conditions.

(J) indicates a variety being sold by my son Jason
(tc) indicates a 1st year tissue culture plant, newly ordered this spring.  These will usually pot up in 3" or 4" pots.

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FIRE AND ICE
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(8"H x 10"W) Hans Hansen 99

Leaves offer remarkable contrast with a pure white center and a 1" wide dark green margin, slightly shiny on both sides of the leaf. They are lightly twisted. The petiole is white with a green edge. Very popular, but tends to be a slow grower.
$16.00

FORMAL ATTIRE
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(26"H x 60"W) Vaughn 88

Forms a dense mound of lightly cupped green leaves with a wide yellow to creamy white margin. Excellent specimen plant. Lavender flowers.
$12.00

FORTUNEI AUREO-MARGINATA
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(20" x 36") AHS 87

Dark green leaves with a beautiful gold border. Pale lavender flowers in early July
$5.00

FRAGRANT BOUQUET
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(22"H x 48"W) Aden 88
1998 HOSTA OF THE YEAR

Apple green heart-shaped leaves with a wide, irregular yellow to cream margin. Large, white, fragrant flowers.
$12.00

FRAGRANT DREAM
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(26"H x 48"W)  Fransen NR
 
A sport of 'Fragrant Bouquet,' with dark green leaves and creamy yellow margins.  Margins turn white in summer.  Has large, fragrant white flowers in August.
$16.00

FRANCEE
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(15"H x 36"W) Klopping 86

A fortunei type with dark green leaves with a narrow white edge. Tolerates considerable sun. Lavender flowers. Parent of the ever-popular Partiot family.
$5.00

FRANCES WILLIAMS
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(30"H x 60"W) F. Williams/C. Williams 86

A cultivar of H. sieboldiana, this is one of the most dramatic and popular hostas. Leaves are large, blue-green, and heavily textured, with a wide irregular chartreuse-yellow margin. Leaf margins are subject to burn unless protected from the sun. Slow to increase. Best used as a specimen. White flowers.
$8.00

GINGKO CRAIG
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(12"H x 20"W) Craig/Summers/AHS 86

An interesting hosta with two distinct forms.  The juvenile form has dark green, narrow leaves with brilliant white margins.   The mature form has much wider leaves with a rippled, wider white margin.  The juvenile form can be maintained by frequetn dividing while in the juvenile stage.  Dark lavender flowers in late July. Rapid grower.
$5.00

GOLD DROP (J)
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(Small)  Anderson 77
 
Small, oval leaves, green to gold in color.  Light purple flowers.
$5.00
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GOLD EDGER (J)
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(12"H x 24") Aden 78
 
Forms a small, neat, dense mound of heart-shaped chartreuse to gold leaves. Lavender flowers. Multiplies rapidly, excellent for ground cover or edging.
$6.00

GOLD STANDARD
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 (15"H x 36"W) Banyai 76

Center turns progressively gold/cream throughout the season while the edge remains green. A very impressive plant. Medium lavender blooms in early July.
$6.00

GOLDEN TIARA (J)
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(15"H x 36"W) Savory 77

A small, medium green hosta with a golden edge, it is one of the more common and vigorous varieties. A well-behaved small hosta what makes a great border.
$4.00

GOSAN GOLD MIDGET (J)
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(3"H x 6"W) W.G. Schmid 89

A tiny gold hosta with glossy leaves. Resembles H. venusta, one of its parents, in form and size. Lavender flowers.
$9.00

GRAND TIARA (J) 
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(14"H x 22"W)  Pollock 92
 
One of the largest, most popular, and prettiest of the Tiara series.  Forms large, tight mounds of green leaves.  Unlike Golden Tiara, the yellow edge is much wider and more variable, giving the appearance of a yellow leaf with a splash of green in the center.  Has dozens of purple flowers in midsummer, a great contract to the green-and-gold of the leaves.
$10.00

GRAY COLE
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(Large)  Kuk 85
 
Huge leaves are a mixture of blue and green overcast in gray.  Strong veining with some undulation and puckering.
$8.00
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS
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(20"H x 30"W) Bond/Aden 88

A sport of sieboldiana 'Elegans', one of the most beautiful of all the hostas. Large, heavily puckered leaves are yellow-cream in the center with wide irregular blue and green margins. White flowers in early summer.
$12.00

GREEN ELF (J)
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(Small)  Freedman NR
 
Very thin, long rippled green leaves form small mounds of leaves.
$5.00
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GREEN PIECRUST
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(30"H x 60"H)  Williams 86
 
Heartshaped, medium green leaves are corrugated with very rippled margins.  Lavender flowers on 48" scapes in early summer.
$10.00
 

GREY GHOST 
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(30"H x 60"W)  Solberg 00
 
One of the more striking hostas.  A mutation of 'Blue Angel.'  The plant emerges from the ground a ghostly white, then turns blue-green.  Four-foot scapes bearing white flowers in late spring.
$20.00

GUACAMOLE
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 (18"H x 36"W) Solberg 94
2002 HOSTA OF THE YEAR

This plant doesn't look like much until you see it in a large clump, then it's impressive. A sport from 'Fragrant Bouquet.' It has rounded light green leaves with a dark green margin. Flowers are light lavender and flare open to 3" wide.
$14.00

GUARDIAN ANGEL
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(30"H x 80"W)  Thompson 95
 
Another sport of 'Blue Angel,' this one is the reverse of 'Earth Angel.'  Huge heart-shaped leaves have cream centers and blue-green, undulating margins.  Centers will turn towards a light green later in the season.  Near white flowers in June.
$16.00
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GYPSY ROSE (J)
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A sport of 'Striptease' and when young they look identical. As Gypsy Rose matures it stays considerably smaller and has better color. Dark green margin, while the center changes from lighter green to creamy yellow, with the distinctive narrow white line between the center and margin. Lavender flowers. In briht light the leaf center will turn yellow in the summer.
$18.00
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HACKSAW
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$20.00
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HADSPEN HAWK (J)
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(15"H x 28"W) Smith 88

Heart-shaped blue-green leaves form tight clumps. Very rapid grower.  Medium bell-shaped flowers in early summer are pale lavender.
$8.00

HADSPEN HERON (J)
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(8"H x 14"W) Smith 76

Narrow, pointed powdery blue leaves quickly form clumps. As the clump matures, the leaves tend to be wider. White flowers.
$8.00

HALCYON (tc)
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(16"H x 36"W)  Smith / BHHS 88
 
One of the most popular blue hostas.  Intense blue-green color on heart-shaped leaves with good substance.  Holds its color well into the season.  Flowers are pale lavender in August.
$7.00

HAPPY HEARTS
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(Medium)  Fisher 73
 
Deep blue-green, heart-shaped leaves.  White flowers.
$6.00
 

HIDDEN COVE  (J)
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(4"H x 10"W)  Foster/Malloy 98
 
Lance-shaped, wavy leaves are dark green with irregular, yellow to light green centers.  Lavender flowers in midsummer.
$16.00

HOLY MOLE
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(24"H x 42"W)  Hansen 03
 
Similar to 'Guacamole' except shrink the center down to a narrow, one-inch streak. Flashier than its parent, but with all the good qualities of the 'Fragrant Bouquet' group of sports. Heat-tolerant, shiny leaves, and large, fragrant white flowers.
$18.00

HONEYBELLS
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(Medium/Large) Cumming/AHS 86

Leaves are a mid-green. Flowers in early August are nearly white. It's cascading habit make this an attractive older variety.
$5.00

HONEYSONG
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(16"H x 30"W) Summers NR

Nicely textured leaves of dark green with a wide irregular creamy white margin. Lavender flowers. A recent introduction from one of the founders of the American Hosta Society.
$8.00


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