Month: April 2012

2012 Hosta of the Year

H. Liberty This sport of 'Sagae' features a wider, more dramatic border, especially noticeable on younger plants. The leaves are thicker than 'Sagae', indicating its probability of being a polyploid. Like 'Sagae', the yellow margin fades to creamy-white later in the season. Lavender flowers top the clump in early summer. [Read More]

2012 Perennial of the Year

A superb introduction, forming a clump of heart-shaped silver leaves, delicately veined with mint green. Sprays of bright blue Forget-me-not flowers appear in mid to late spring. This is a choice collector's plant, but an easy-to-grow perennial that performs well in all but the driest of shady conditions. Excellent for the woodland garden. 'Jack Frost' … [Read More]