Green leaves with outstanding wide, pure white margins. In midsummer, lavender flowers appear on tall spikes. Eye-catching. 'Patriot' is one of the few hostas that can really take the heat. 1997 American Hosta Growers, Hosta of the Year.
Hosta thrive in shade, even in competition with tree roots, hurray! It is hard to find a garden that won't benefit from incorporating some Hosta.