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Hosta 'Liberty'

Hosta 'Liberty'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








5 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Hosta 'Liberty' Overview

Hosta 'Liberty' is a beautiful perennial cultivar that forms large clumps of blue-green leaves with golden-yellow edges that turn an ivory-cream shade with time. In mid to late summer it produces an erect stem of nodding pale purple flowers. This cultivar is protected under intellectual property laws by Plant Breeders' Rights. These provide the breeder of new plants exclusive control over the plant material for a set amount of time.

Common problems with Hosta 'Liberty'

How to harvest Hosta 'Liberty'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Hosta 'Liberty'


Divide clumps every 4 or 5 years in late summer or early spring. Ensure each section has 1 to 3 good buds and trim away damaged roots. Replant at their original depth in the ground with the shoots just poking through the soil. Water and apply a granular feed.


Collect seeds in autumn from dry seed heads, sow in Spring and place in a cold frame. Seeds are unlikely to come true.

Special features of Hosta 'Liberty'

Ground cover

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Hosta 'Liberty'

This fantastic foliage plant is easily used for underplanting but it is equally grown in containers in urban courtyards and formal beds of cottage gardens. With an OPALS rating of 1, these plants are considered 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.