Flower: Very Pale Lavender. Eye Declare A small trough with a selection of rock garden plants and featuring ‘Pandora’s Box’ hosta (lower left corner) wintered over perfectly on the wall by my front steps. Somewhere I read that there are 6,000 hosta cultivars. If you are curious, here are my final picks: 1. I have a special rock garden just for my minis—don’t miss it when you visit next. “Carolyn’s Gold”: I selected this miniature hosta from a chance seedling that appeared in my gardens. You can sign up to receive emails by sending your full name and phone number to carolynsshadegardens@verizon.net. We have used everything from the toolbox above to the oil can below. Learn how to grow hostas including sun hostas. Previous Next. 5. . is the other new gold-leafed mouse ears hosta available this year. Breck's carries unique and hardy varieties of hostas, toad lilies, ferns and more! Its unusual gold color and narrow, cupped leaves really stand out. For catalogues and announcements of events, please send your full name, location, and phone number (for back up use only) to carolyn@carolynsshadegardens.com. My husband gave me this antique trough for our anniversary. Besides I am not a true collector of any group of plants because I am not satisfied with one of any perennial in my garden. . Flower: Purple . Racemes of funnel-shaped, lavender flowers appear in summer on scapes rising well above the foliage mound to 20 in. I have added a lot of new miniature and small hostas that are not mice to my offerings, and I want to profile a few of them here. or to subscribe to my blog, just click here. Check out these little plants for miniature gardens...small versions of perennials such as Hosta, Palm Trees, etc. Unlike most hostas, which age to green, it is chartreuse when it comes out and becomes more and more gold as the season progresses. The backyard was pretty much a blank canvas when the McAlindon's bought the property in 1984. Many of them are excellent plants for the front of the border or for edging paths. 22. ‘Ruffled Mouse Ears’ is another new addition to the group. At 2 3/4″long by 2 1/2″ wide, its leaves are larger and not as round, but they are  bright gold with the same thick texture as the other mice we have come to love. It forms a mound 3″ tall by 10″ wide. add 12% and $300+ add 10% instead In July 2015, Canada’s bid to host the World Dwarf Games was chosen for the second time; the first was in 2001. In that post I talked about ‘Sunny Mouse Ears’, ‘Mouse Cheese’, ‘Ruffled Mouse Ears’, and ‘Church Mouse’. If you would like to read more about little hostas, click on any of the following links: Nursery Happenings: The 2014 Miniature Hosta Availability for mail order and pick up at the nursery is here. I am in stage four of my relationship with hostas. It has tiny, perfectly round leaves 1 3/4″ long by 1 3/4″ wide. ‘Mouse Cheese’ is definitely a clever name for this gold-leafed mouse ears hosta. ‘Ruffled Mouse Ears’ forms a mound 6″ high by 14″ wide and has the same desirable flowers. We also have some combinations pre-selected if you can’t decide. Clump spread is irrelevant. Today we’re visiting Susan Featherstone’s spectacular gardens. ‘Alakazaam’ has found a home in the chiseled out knot hole of a weathered sycamore branch. It needs more sun due to its extensive variegation. Like ‘Mouse Cheese’, ‘Sunny Mouse Ears’ changes from chartruese to gold over the course of the season, but it has rounder, tinier leaves. Notes: Every word that appears in orange on my blog is a link that you can click for more information. The plant should be protected from cold wind. It is an offshoot of ‘Baby Bunting’ and will occasionally form all blue-green leaves which should be removed. Huge selection of Hosta plants for sale, including the most popular leaf colors such as Blue Hosta, Yellow Hosta, and Variegated Hosta, as well as white flowered hosta, mini hostas, and giant hosta. ‘Stiletto’ is another small hosta that can’t be mistaken for any other. Discuss this image. Unfortunately no longer available but I am searching. NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321. If you would like to read more about little hostas, click on any of the following links: Clockwise from upper left: ‘Holy Mouse Ears’, ‘Frosted Mouse Ears’, ‘Blue Mouse Ears’, ‘Green Mouse Ears’, and ‘Mighty Mouse’. Email: (function(){var ml=".f0noec%4prdsgulia",mi="@314782=A:;53<9?><06A",o="";for(var j=0,l=mi.length;j