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

The Hosta ‘Thumbelina’ is a mini Hosta. It is a seedling of ‘Pin Stripe Sister’ and has an average growth. The leaves have a yellow margin at first. Later that margin turns white.

The Hosta ‘Thumbelina’ grows well in total shade.

The flowers are lilac and non-fragrant.



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 ºF (-20 ºC)

Height: 4 inches (10 cm)

Soil: normal/moist