Go Back Riverboat Queen Hosta

Hosta 'Riverboat Queen'

Plant Type: Hostas

Very large mound of corrugated blue-green foliage. Leaves are blue in the spring with the wax on the leaf. In summer the wax melts away and the leaves are a shiny dark green. Leaves are slightly cupped with upturned tips. Mature leaves are very large held on tall petioles. Near white flowers in early summer. This is a seven foot magnificent giant. Hybridized by Olga Petryszyn and introduced by Bob Fox. Photo credit to Bob Fox.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Near white.

Foliage Color

Waxy blue/green.

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Moist and highly organic

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

early summer

Critter Resistance


Part to full shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests