The Hosta ‘Emily Dickinson’ is a medium Hosta with a little bit shiny leaves. It is a hybrid of Hosta ‘Neat Splash’ and Hosta plantaginea and has an average to fast growth.

The leaves are green with a white margin that is more yellow at first. The purple flowers are fragrant.




Attracts bees: no

Characteristic: newly emerging every year

Deer resistant: no

Exposure: part shade/ shade

Flower color: purple

Flowering time: July – August

Foliage color: green/ white

Fragrant flower: yes

Hardiness: -40 ºC (-40 ºF)

Height: 16 inches (40 cm)

Soil: normal/ moist