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Hosta links: Where can I find more?

Hosta Information and Pictures

Hosta Library (pictures of thousands of hostas; also go here for First Look and all sorts of information on hostas, especially pests and diseases)

AHS Hosta Registry (a.k.a. the Hosta Treasury, which has some information about vendors)

Hugo Philips's Hosta Database (with information on over 13,000 hosta names)

Hosta Lists from Don Rawson, grouping hostas by characteristics or by name themes

The PlantsGalore Hosta Helper contains oodles of information about hostas and hosta people.

GardenWeb (Houzz) Hosta Forum

Hallson Gardens page on Hosta diseases and culture (a great one-page summary)

Hallson Gardens Forums Hallson's may be closed, but the forums live on (quietly)

Dave's Garden Hosta Forum

Hostas for Warm Climates a listicle (updated in 2022) from noted plantsman Tony Avent

and this similar article for coastal Louisiana!

Hosta Societies (info may not be current)

American Hosta Society

American Hosta Society Facebook Group (not officially part of the AHS, but popular)

Tri-State Hosta Society (NY, NJ, CT)

Susquehanna Hosta Society (Facebook group)

New England Hosta Society

Daffodil and Hosta Society of Western Pennsylvania (Facebook group)

Upstate New York Hosta Society

Hosta Society of Western New York

Potomac Hosta Club (last update 2020)

Dixie Regional Hosta Society

North Carolina Hosta Society (no active link available)

Georgia Hosta Society

Mid-South Hosta Society

East Tennessee Hosta Society

Middle Tennessee Hosta Society

Greater Cincinnati Daylily - Hosta Society

Miami Valley (Ohio) Hosta Society

North Coast (Ohio) Hosta Society

Indianapolis Hosta Society

Michigan Hosta Society

Central Illinois Hosta Society

Northern Illinois Hosta Society

Mississippi Valley Hosta Society (Iowa/Illinois) (last update 2015)

Harshbarger Hosta Society (Iowa)

Minnesota Hosta Society

Shades of Green Hosta Society (SE Minnesota)

St. Louis Hosta Society

Quebec Hosta and Hemerocallis Society (in French)

Ontario Hosta Society


For information about societies that do not have web sites, visit the American Hosta Society website.

Hosta Vendors on-line

Here is a brief list or top-quality suppliers; use a search engine to get the nursery website. No endorsement is implied. If you would like to be listed here, please contact the Webmaster.


Plant Delights Nursery (North Carolina)

​Green Hill Farms (North Carolina)

Hostas Direct (who also represent IDeal Garden Markers) (Minnesota)

In the Country Garden and Gifts (Iowa)

Land of the Giants Hosta Farm (Minnesota)

New Hampshire Hostas

Uniquely Hostas (Wisconsin)

O'Brien Nurserymen (Connecticut)

There is also a popular Facebook group called Hosta Buyers Guide to connect buyers and sellers.


We hope to develop a list of local retail locations which feature quality hostas.

Definitely check out Russell Gardens Wholesale. Alan Russell is a DVHS member who will sell retail to our members, at wholesale prices!

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