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Dakota Gardener: Brighten the shade with a hosta

"I need to plant a hosta under my tree, which variety is your favorite?"

This innocent question to one of the NDSU Extension Master Gardeners in Ward County sent me down a rabbit hole learning about this beautiful shade-loving plant.

Hostas are a member of the asparagus family and are native to Asia. With over 2,000 different cultivars, there are many different leaf and flower colors, and variegat...