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Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta

Hosta 'Coast to Coast'

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Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta (Hosta 'Coast to Coast') at Platt Hill Nursery

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta foliage

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta (Hosta 'Coast to Coast') at Platt Hill Nursery

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  3 feet

Spacing:  32 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Other Names:  Plantain Lily, Funkia

Group/Class:  Shadowland Series

Brand:  Proven Winners


A vigorous hosta that forms a large mound of thick, heart-shaped, bright yellow-gold leaves that are nicely ridged and puckered; provides beautiful texture and contrast to other plants; tall spikes of pale violet flowers in mid-summer

Ornamental Features

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta features dainty spikes of violet tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive textured heart-shaped leaves emerge chartreuse in spring, turning gold in color with showy yellow variegation and tinges of lime green throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta is a dense herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Shadowland® Coast to Coast Hosta will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 32 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Edging  Garden  Groundcover 
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

This Plant Finder tool is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your nearest Platt Hill Nursery store for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit us to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.

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