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General Description

Hosta Ginko Craig is a great hosta for edging spaces with low and neat with vigorous horizontal growth. Adjacent plants mesh, leaving no room or light for weeds. Hosta Ginko Craig have grass-green leaves with a neat wide, white edge. Hosta Ginko Craig has two distinct leaf forms: a small juvenile leaf, with uniform margins by which it is known in most gardens, and a mature leaf, which is noticeably larger, with irregular, white undulate margins. Transition state is 4 - 6 years after planting. Juvenile form can be maintained by dividing.


Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Practical use

Ginko Craig is 6 inches tall and 12 inches wide, this is a good plant for ground cover, edging, accent plantings, and containers. It grows very quickly and easily in partial shade, topped by unexciting 2 inch lavender blooms in midsummer. It tolerates a wide range of soil types, asking only for good drainage at least half a day of shade. Heat, humidity, and cold do not phase it! Variegation remains bright throughout the growing season. Attracts hummingbirds. 

Planted in back southeast corner prior to 2015.


30 - 70 cm
Soil type
Partial shade, Full shade
Moist but well-drained