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Hosta 'Great Arrival'
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Plant Type: Hostas

This reverse sport of Hosta ‘Great Expectations’ makes an attractive, large mound that has its best blue color when grown in some shade. It is similar to Hosta ‘Northern Exposure’ except that the margin is brighter yellow in the spring. ‘Great Arrival’ is of moderate growth rate. This hosta’s leaves are heavily corrugated, of thick substance, and do not develop spring dessication burn.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color


Foliage Color


Plant Spread

34 inches

Good Companions

Great Expectations, Elegans, Northern Exposure

Plant Height

18-28 inches

Scape Height

4-6 inches

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Rich, moist, and well drained

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Early to mid summer

Critter Resistance


Part to full shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests