First Frost

Hosta "First Frost" review

First Frost is the American Hosta Associations Hosta of the year for 2010. First Frost lives up to its name providing beautifully colored foliage all season long right up until the first frost. Plants produce intense blue-green leaves with a yellow border that turns white as the season progresses. A medium size hosta reaching only 16″ in height and produces lavender flowers on 28″ scapes.

Hosta "First Frost" information:

Size Category
Hosta height x width 35x90 cm (14x35 in.) inches
Leaf length x width 18x13 cm (7x5 in.) inches
Vein pairs 8-10
Leaf color
Variegation edge
Leaf type good
Petiole good
Scape height 75 cm (30 in.)
Flower pale lavender
Flower length
Flowering period July - August
Sports 'Autumn Frost' sport/by 'Ben Vernooij' sport/bc 'Firn Line' sport/bw 'Permafrost' sport/gy 'Valley's Glacier' sport/by
Progeny 'Hanjas What' seedling