Great Expectations Hosta

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Great Expectations Hosta

Hosta 'Great Expectations'

‘Great Expectations’ is a hosta cultivar that features a 2-3 feet tall mound of large, variegated, oval, puckered, basal leaves with creamy white to yellow centers and wide, irregular, blue-green margins. Leaf centers emerge gold in spring before aging to creamy white. Foliage mound will typically spread to 30-40” wide. Racemes of bell-shaped, near-white flowers appear in summer on scapes rising above the foliage mound to 34” tall. This is a sport of the long popular H. sieboldiana var. elegans. Bond/Aden 1988.


Mature Height : 2-3 Feet

Mature Width : 3-4 Feet

Exposure : partial to full shade

Hardiness Zones : 3-8