Stained Glass Hosta

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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'). This sport of the good-looking Guacamole Hosta 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 structural support in cut flower arrangements. In summer, scented blooms are held high on long, slender scapes that also look great in your bouquets. 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 stays short, but spreads into a gorgeous clump. Give it room to reach its full spread...you won't want to miss the exceptional presentation of this dynamic choice! The flowers attract Hummingbirds and a wave of pollinators for added delight!

Experienced gardeners delight in the subtle interplay of tones. Use Hosta, or Plantain Lily, to enliven all the dimly lit corners of your yard. You'll have plenty to study, however, as the bicolored leaves tell a fascinating tale...much like its namesake brings ancient stories to life in a visual retelling.

Planting and Application:

Stained Glass Hosta creates a restful green glen under trees, in shady areas, or at the edge of woodland plantings. 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, and is a fine size for groundcover, edging, or specimen use! Create your own shade-loving perennial display with Ferns, Bleeding Hearts, Coral Bells, and of course other Hosta!

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

  • Golden Foliage with Wide, Dark Green Irregular Margins
  • Broad, Textured Leaves have Prominent Veining
  • Fragrant Pale Lavender Flowers Held High
  • Supports Hummingbirds & Pollinators
  • Living Work of Art, Edging, Specimens & Large Planters
  • Hosta of the Year Award-Winner by American Hosta Growers

#ProPlantTips for Care:

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 with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. When watering, make sure to lift up the leaves and water the soil directly underneath. Those big boisterous leaves can sometimes act like an umbrella and leave the roots dry. Provide moderate yet consistent moisture throughout the growing season and these appreciate a 3-4 inch thick layer of arborist mulch chips to help hold in moisture. It is best to keep areas around Hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails. Deadhead these Perennials after flowers fade, and clean the foliage away from the plant once it dies back in the autumn.

  • Easy Care in Full or Partial Shade
  • Bright Color Tolerates More Sun Than Most
  • Moderate Moisture & Needs Well-Drained Soil
  • Appreciates Mulch
  • Prune in Late Fall After Leaves Die Back
  • Divide Every Few Years
  • Extremely Cold Hardy

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!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Hostas need full sun or shade?

Hosta does best in full sun in cooler climates but does appreciate afternoon protection from the worst of the summer sun, especially in the hottest of their growing zone range. In the hottest climates, Hosta like partial shade or dappled shade, and some varieties will do great in full shade.

Where do Hostas grow best?

Hosta plants love enriched, well-drained soil that is moderately yet consistently moist throughout the growing season. They appreciate mulched garden beds.

Do Hostas come back every year? Are Hostas a perennial plant?

With vigorous carefree growth, Hostas are herbaceous perennial plants that will return year after year with little maintenance.

What do you do with Hostas in the fall? What do you do with Hostas in the winter?

Hosta leaves will die back after frost but the crowns and roots remain intact and dormant until next spring. Prune back the leaves once they turn brown in the autumn and remove them from the plant's area. For winter protection, add a layer of compost or mulch over the crowns to protect them from the chill.

Do Hosta attract hummingbirds or pollinators?

Hostas are loved by pollinators and hummingbirds! All walks of beneficial pollinators will show up to sip their nectar.

What Shipping Options Do You Offer?

NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and don'ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Hosta Plants for sale here at NatureHills.com!

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
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

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
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Golden Green & Darker Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn
Fragrant Yes