Hosta 'Francee'

Hosta fortunei 'Francee'

Photo: Hosta 'Francee'

General description

Hosta f. 'Francee' features large, dark emerald-green, heart-shaped puckered leaves with bright white edges. It is one of the best white-margined hostas for landscapes and provides bright color (in shade) with wonderful foliage. 'Francee' has a medium growth rate; in mid- to late-summer, lavender flowers bloom on 36-inch scapes.


This cultivar needs to be planted in full shade in any moist, well-drained area. A low care perennial, it is a great choice for any beginner gardener.

Practical Use

It is one of the most popular for landscapes, in addition to being slug resistant and ideal for shady positions. Spacing 22 - 36 inches. Mature height 18 - 24 inches. Part sun, Full shade. Zones: 3-9.


Variegated leaves that stay attractive inheat, sun.

Blooms July to August



50 - 56 cm
Partial shade