Hosta 'Surfer Girl'

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Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
 Common Name: Hosta

This darling miniature hosta was named for its pronounced, heavily wavy margins reminiscent of the ocean waves. 

Each pointed, dark green leaf measures only 2” long x 1” wide, but since the plant is stoloniferous like H. venusta, it fills in to form a nice little patch.  Pale purple, tubular flowers rise well above the foliage in midsummer. 

Use this hosta as a small scale groundcover or in containers.

Breeder: Wasitis

Origin: Not Native to North America


  6 Inches
  12 Inches
Scape Height:
  18 Inches
Flower Color:
  Purple shades
Foliage Color:
  Green shades
Hardiness Zone:
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Sun or Shade?:
  Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
  Full shade (< 4 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?:
  Average water needs
  Consistent water needs
Want to see wings?:
  Attracts hummingbirds
How fast should it grow?:
When should it bloom?:
How's your soil?:
  Average Soil
  Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?:
  Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)
  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?:


Border plants
Cut flower or foliage
Ground cover
Small / Miniature
Grown for attractive foliage
Easy to grow


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While every effort has been made to describe this plant accurately, please keep in mind that the height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates throughout the country. The description of this plant was written based on our experience growing it in Michigan (USDA hardiness zone 5) and on numerous outside resources.