With most genus of plant these days, there are a myriad of varieties to choose from. Unless of course you are looking at a monotypic genus, Sciadopitys or…
These plants prefer cool, moist conditions in the shade. All hostas need protection from slugs and snails.
Propagate by division of the fleshy crowns in early spring. Seed raised plants very rarely come true to type (except H.ventricosa).
Pests, diseases or disorders
Slugs and snails. Crown rot can occur where the soil has been waterlogged.