Join The American Hosta Society

$30 Individual dues for one year
$34 family dues for one year
Membership includes 3 issues of “The Hosta Journal” and a spring Members’ Newsletter.  Join online at


Books about Hostas

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell and Mike Shadrack
Gardener’s Guide to Growing Hostas by Diana Grenfell
The Genus Hosta by W.G. Schmid
Hosta, The Flowering Foliage Plant by Diana Grenfell
Hostas by R. Bird
Hostas by Sandra Bond
Hostas by Diana Grenfell
The Hosta Book by Paul Aden
The Hosta Handbook by Mark R. Zilis
The Hostapedia by Mark R. Zilis
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell and Mike Shadrack


Hosta of the Year from the American Hosta Society

2014 Abiqua Drinking Gourd

2013 Rainforest Sunrise

2012 Liberty

2011 Praying Hands

2010 First Frost

2009 Earth Angel

2008 Blue Mouse Ears

2007 Paradigm

2006 Stained Glass

2005 Striptease

2004 Sum and Substance

2003 Regal Splendor

2002 Guacamole

2001 June

2000 Sagae

1999 Paul’s Glory

1998 Fragrant Bouquet

1997 Patriot

1996 So Sweet