Stained Glass Hosta

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Brilliant Color Play Stained Glass Hosta

  • Living Work of Art
  • Hosta of the Year Award-Winner by American Hosta Growers
  • Broad, Textured Leaves have Prominent Veining
  • Golden Foliage with Wide, Dark Green Irregular Margins
  • Fragrant Pale Lavender Flowers Held High
  • Supports Hummingbirds
  • Wide Clump Form is Very Useful in the Landscape
  • Bright Color Tolerates More Sun Than Most
  • Extremely Cold Hardy
  • Easy Care in Full or Partial Shade

You'll appreciate the sight of these saturated, wide-spreading shade perennials. Count on the award-winning performance and great color of Stained Glass Hosta (Hosta 'Stained Glass').

Stained Glass is a sport of good-looking Guacamole' and it is considered one of the best Hostas on the market. This easy-care perennial features shiny, deeply veined, golden foliage surrounded by a dark green margin.

Every leaf is a unique masterpiece. Include their beautiful, variegated color as a structural support in cut flower arrangements.

Experienced gardeners delight in the subtle interplay of tones. Use Hosta, or Plantain Lily, to enliven all the dimly lit corners of your yard.

Stained Glass Hosta stays short, but spreads into a gorgeous clump. Give it room to reach it's full won't want to miss the exceptional presentation of this dynamic choice.

Stained Glass Hosta creates a restful green glen under trees or at the edge of woodland plantings.

You'll have plenty to study, however, as the bicolored leaves tell a fascinating tale...much like it's namesake brings ancient stories to life in a visual retelling.

In summer, scented blooms are held high on long, slender stalks. Their pale purple color contrasts perfectly, and each breeze sends the blooms rippling for a welcome sense of movement in the garden.

Stained Glass Hosta grows best in shade to partial shade, although their golden tones do show more sun tolerance than other cultivars. Grow them in moist, well-drained soil.

This easy-care perennial is ideal for tubs and patio pots, and is one of the most popular landscape plants. Create a lush paradise for you and your family by integrating these showy perennials as a long hedge.

You'll be pleased to learn that hard-working Hosta are listed on firewise lists for defensible spaces near your home. They'll also help control erosion on slopes and gullies.

Stained Glass Hosta works equally as well as a specimen or edging plant. No wonder we have professional garden designer customers calling to buy out our entire inventory.

Put this delightful selection to work in your landscape for many years of easy enjoyment each growing season. Order Stained Glass Hosta from our expert growers right away if you see it in stock!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 19.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Stained Glass Hosta Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Hosta 'Stained Glass'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 15 inches
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Shade, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Gold, Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn
Fragrant Yes