How to move hostas... this gardener recommends tying & taping the plant with rope & masking tape. Then after plant is dug up, drop it back into the hole 2 times to remove big clumps of dirt; then watering it in it's new hole and THEN backfilling with dirt & watering AGAIN. I will have to try this.
KOIRATARHAN YLÄPÄÄHÄN Hosta 'Warpaint'Bright golden leaves in spring with a very rippled green margin, will be green later, 'Niagara Falls' sport. Hosta 'War Paint' is a large Hosta that has lavender flowers and grows in sun/shade. The height is 90 to 100 cm and the growth is medium.
Hosta ~ is a genus of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies (particularly in Britain) and occasionally by the Japanese name giboshi. Hostas are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants. The genus is currently placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae, and is native to northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Russian Far East).
T-Rex-Hosta is the giant dinosaur of Hostas! jumbo cultivar has slightly wavy, medium green, rounded heart shape leaves that can grow 16-18" wide! The entire mound forming plant can grow 70-80" wide. It does well in part shade to full shade and gets white flowers that appear early summer. Be patient with this slow grower, as it make take several seasons to reach it's full growth potential.