Very Thin-leaved Hostas

Hostas with particularly thin-substanced foliage. Dimensions are in thousandths of an inch, measured between the leaf veins. Those hostas with leaves that have been found to be less than .009"/.23mm thick are listed below, beginning with the thinnest-leaved plants first.

  .006"/ .15mm

  'Island Charm'

  .007"/ .17mm

  'Diamond Tiara'
  'Emerald Scepter'
  'Emerald Tiara'
  'Golden Scepter'
  'Golden Tiara'
  'Margaret Mary Tiara'
  'Pearl Tiara'
  'Platinum Tiara'
  'Praying Hands'
  'Ribbon Tiara'

  .008"/ .20mm

  'August Moon'
  'Cheatin Heart'
  'Christmas Cookies'
  'Fortunei Albopicta'
  'Fortunei Aureomarginata'
  'Fortunei Hyacinthina'
  'Gold Drop'
  'Grand Prize'
  'Grand Tiara'
  'PeeDee Gold Flash'
  'Royal Standard'
  'Sea Thunder'

The leaves of most hostas are .009-.011"/.23-.28mm thick.

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