Read the text in the category Hostas for general information about Hostas.

The Hosta ‘Fire and Ice’ is a tetraploid Hosta (proven) and a sport from Hosta ‘Patriot’ and is a slow to very slow growing medium size Hosta.

The leaves emerge towards the end of April and are white in the center with dark green margins. The stems of the lavender flowers will grow to about 20 inches (50 cm) high.



Attracts bees: no

Characteristic: newly emerging every year

Deer resistant: no

Exposure: part shade/ shade

Flower color: lilac

Flowering time: July – August

Foliage color: green/ white

Fragrant flower: no

Hardiness: -4 F (-20 ºC)

Height: 16 inches (40 cm)

Soil: normal/ moist