photo of Hosta 'Spartacus' courtesy of Naylor Creek Nursery

  • Hybridizer: Hansen 2007
  • Bloom Time: early summer
  • Bloom Colour: pale lavender
  • Leaf Colour: green with a gold edge
  • Diameter:
  • 85-91 cm (33-36 in)
  • Height:
  • 40-45 cm (16-18 in)

About This Hosta

Hosta 'Spartacus' is a green centered sport of hosta 'Gulf Stream'. It forms a low spreading mound of elongated, heart-shaped leaves that are green with a yellow margin. It has the same wonderfully ruffled and serrated edge as its parent with numerous deep veins. 'Spartacus' really illuminates the garden with it's brightly contrasted leaves. Pale lavender flowers are produced in early summer.