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Hostas, Heucheras (Coral Bells), Heucherellas (Foamy Bells) & Peonies

Hosta, heuchera (coral bell) and heucherella (foamy bell) sold for 10 years to thousands of loyal customers in 49 states. 
25% off and FREE shipping at $125 on ALL plants due to our short preseason sale! Limited quantities on many plant varieties so SAVE & RESERVE your plants now.

18 NEW stunning plant families including HOT new plants! Astilbe, Tiarella, Sun Companion Plants and Shade Companion Plants!
All neonicitinoid pesticide free!

NEW Hostas, Heucheras, and Heucherellas & old favorites in various sizes!

Please Note: Orders do not ship until Spring.
  • Southern states (Growing zones 6-10) begin April 18th 2016 and are: AL, AR, AZ, CA, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, LA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV.
  • Northern states (Growing zones 6-3) begin May 9th 2016 and are: AK, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, ND, NO, NH, NY, OH, RI, SD, VT, WI, WY.
Multiple Pre-Season orders to the same address can be combined upon request.
• Please give your previous order number(s) in the comments section of your online order; we cannot guarantee order combination without the order number(s).
• Any adjustments in total shipping charges for combined orders will be made at time of shipping.
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Short videos (see links to more customer testimonials and gardens tours at the bottom)


Refer a Friend, Loyalty and Product Review Programs - earn FREE plants 3 easy ways


Refer a Friend - 300 Points for Plants ($15 credit) per friend that buys.

Your friend receives from you 20% off (a 5% off coupon for their first purchase and also current 20% off sale) and 100 points ($5.10 credit) for their account registration and newsletter sign up.  

  1. Email coupons: Earn Points for Plants™ by easily broadcasting HostasDirect coupons to your friends from your existing Gmail or Yahoo email list. Easily import your Gmail or Yahoo list OR add your friend's email addresses one at a time to the system.  We do not and never will sell or share our data
  2. Social Media Posts: Easily add signups and earn Points for Plants™ and plant coupons via your favorite Social Media sites

Loyalty Purchasing Program

  • Each dollar you spend on our HostasDirect products earns Points for Plants™ in our Loyalty Program
  • Your Loyalty Program account makes it easy to follow the points you are earning and spending

FREE Points for Plants can be earned additional ways 

  • Signing up for our e-newsletter - you must register first - 100 points 
  • Registering on our site - set up an account  - 2 points
  • Rating products - 1 point
  • Answering a question during check out - 1 point
  • Writing product reviews - 3 points
  • Providing your birthdate - 2 points (we provide points on your birthday!  The data helps us understand our customers better) 
  • Work with us: Write content, send photos or videos - see below


 E-newsletter deals.  Register, then sign up for newsletter to earn $5.10 of Points for Plants on your 1st order 


Email newsletter features

  • Free plant and shipping offers
  • Exclusive plants sales
  • New plant announcements (that are sometimes in limited quantities)
  • Valuable gardening information
  • Must register first to get Points for Plants credit for newsletter signup


Fast, quality, and low-cost shipping


Low-cost, fast, quality shipping 5 days a week and package tracking

  • 2 day deliveries 94% of the time according to USPS Priority Mail studies
  • Saturday deliveries
  • Moisture retaining, durable, light-weight packaging methods and materials are used our customers love  
  • Monday through Friday shipping during the season
  • Email with a tracking number sent when your package ships
  • Specific shipping date requests can be added in The Comment area during check out


HostasDirect's plants for sale 


Our plant and website experts are committed to providing you the best experience!  We strive to provide

Bee, butterfly, bird, people and environmentally friendly plants are all we sell

  • Neonicitinoid and organophosphate pesticide free plants are all we sell
  • View our own documentaries on the bee crisis called Introduction to bee crisis 
  • Our screened greenhouses eliminate the need for dangerous pesticides
  • No time  limits as to when we can ship intrastate
  • Meet all government interstate plant growing and shipping regulations   

Plant maturities in 3 sizes / ages / maturities

  • Starter TC: AKA tissue culture, liners, plugs up to 70% off retail
  • Advanced Starter: up to 40% off retail
  • Mature Divisions: 20% to 60% off retail

Largest selection of heuchera (coral bell) plants in the USA.  Lots of heucherella (foamy bells)  

Hosta plants for sale with many characteristics - click to learn more

Slug resistant hostas

  • Find hosta for sale with our search tools that have thicker and thus more slug resistant leaves
  • Search by Polyploid hosta
  • Triploid and Tetraploid often have thicker leaves, larger blooms, more upright leaves and wider margins than traditional Diploid hostas

Sun resistant hostas

  • Hostas are known for being shade tolerant plants but there are hosta for sun
  • Easily search through our database to find more sun-resistant, sun-tolerant hostas
  • Learn about how sun impacts hostas

Fragrant hostas

  • Most have huge, beautiful hosta blooms, forms and foliage
  • All have species plant H. plantagenia in their parentage
  • Are often sun and heat tolerant hostas
  • Great for southern hosta gardens (even to zone 9a) but also northern gardens to zone 3
  • Learn more about fragrant hostas

Miniature to regular heucheras and heucherellas


Outstanding gardening and plant information  


 Efficient, secure websites for all ages, skills levels and compatabile with Smart Phones

  • Search plants by your criteria either in our plants for sale or HostaSearch or HeucheraSearch
  • Compare plants side-by-side by their traits and pictures
  • Save selections in your wish list
  • One page check out saves your time 
  • Website is secure and accepts PayPal and credit cards
  • PayPal Credit is available to those that want it

High-quality gardening and plant information

World’s largest searchable hosta and heuchera databases

  • HostasSearch™ offers 7,000 hostas searchable by 70 characteristics, hosta hybridizers, hosta plant genetics, fun names, etc. It is like a hosta library
  • HeucheraSearch™ does almost the same things only specific for heucheras

Learn from or share ideas with other customers

  • See their plant reviews or add your own and earn Points for Plants™
  • Read and contribute to our blog
  • Sign up for our RSS feed. 

Social Marketing sites: Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Linked In

  • Make new friends
  • Exchange garden ideas
  • Share garden photos
  • Learn what plants and products others are buying and why

HostasDirect's Educational Videos on YouTube

More customer testimonials and gardens

Learn more 

Questions please contact

  • Customer Service: for questions related to your orders, to provide a testimonial, etc.
  • Plant Selection Help: for questions about our plants – leave a message


Learn about HostasDirect, Inc. 


 Thousands of happy customers in 49 states for over 10 years!  Thanks!

We are plant freaks and gardeners ourselves

  • The owner Tom Carlson is a hosta expert and speaks at garden clubs
  • Others on staff have hundreds and even thousands of different hosta, coral bell and heucherella varieties growing in their beautiful gardens

Environmentally preferable growing and business operation

  • Do not heat greenhouses in the middle of winter and cool as naturally as possible in summer to reduce energy consumption and keep our prices low  
  • Little plastic is used in our growing operation or during shipping
  • Do not buy plants in or grow in thick, big plastic pots that are often difficult to recycle
  • Reduce, reuse and recycle when ever possible

Plant society memberships, journals and knowledge

Horticultural universities and bee lab are close by

Please contact us if you

  • Are unhappy with something - we need to know
  • Suggest how we can improve
  • See a website problem
  • Have gardening related topics you would like us to write or make a video about

Writers, videos and photos wanted!  We offer Points for Plants™ for your intellectual property that we use

  1. Written Content: For our website or blog - contact us for a list of topics or suggest your own
  2. Videos: Of your heuchera, heucherella, or hosta gardens
  3. Videos: Or your gardening tips
  4. Videos: Testimonial about our businesses
  5. Videos: How you use our plants
  6. Photos: Individual plants or gardens. We are happy to watermark them, give you credit on our website and reimburse you with Points for Plants™ IF WE USE THEM
  7. Photos: How you use IDeal Garden Marker products

Before you go to much work, please contact our Customer Service Department with your ideas to see if we might indeed be interested in using them


Our IDeal Garden Marker business assures quality, long-lasting plant identification 


IDeal Garden Markers: one-stop-shopping for top-quality, customizable, compatible plant identification products

IDeal Garden Markers has made it easy to

  • Find plant data for making your plant lists by providing links to plant societies
  • Create and upload your plant lists via Excel spreadsheets
  • Customize stake and nameplate configurations or design online your engravings and labels and order
  • Consolidate and reduce shipping costs
  • Speed delivery and reduce your ordering hassles


Start saving & earning Points for Plants - shop and refer your friends now!