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Hosta 'Bear Necessities'

Plant Type: Hostas

This is a large hosta that is very fragrant flowered. It sports large deep green leaves, which are rounded and puckered, giving it a look like sieboldiana. Fast and looks beautiful late into the season. ‘Bear Necessities’ is green, with slightly corrugated leaves. It is an all green sport of ‘Honey Bear’. Grows 18″ tall by 40″ wide.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

A fast growing hosta that will produce a mature clump quickly. It will look good late into the season too.

Flower Color

near white

Foliage Color

green with slight corrugated leaves with age

Plant Spread


Good Companions

This hosta can be grown in full sun or full shade. Almost all other perennials will do well along with this hosta.

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture


Characteristics & Attributes


Fast growing, corrugated hosta with near white flowers.

Bloom Time

mid to late summer

Critter Resistance


full sun to full shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

mid to late summer