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Plant species: Hosta



There are over 70 species and tons of varieties of hostas, also known as Plantain Lily. Most form clumps; there is a large range of mature plant sizes. Hostas are grown for their bold foliage, which may be shades of green, grayish-blue, yellow, or variegated in various colors. Leaves may be a variety of shapes… Read more »

All About Hostas

Looking for a tough yet beautiful, easy to care for, lush perennial… then look no further than hostas as your garden staple! The Facts: Hostas are a leafy perennial that come in a wide variety of colors, textures, shapes and sizes! They are an excellent choice for patios, borders, rock gardens, and containers! Hostas range… Read more »

New Perennial Selections for 2020

Our perennial grower, Jen Mistretta, shares details about some very exciting new perennials; available right here at Good Earth Spring of 2020!

New Shade Perennials for 2017

Every year our perennial grower makes our plant selections based on field trials, landscaper suggestions and from trade nursery information. This is her second year at the Good Earth Garden Center and boy, did she LISTEN TO YOU! Throughout the year she took notes as to what you wanted, what we did not have and… Read more »