Miniature hostas are a must for the outdoor fairy and miniature garden. They come in different shapes and sizes, but ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ is one of the easiest miniature hostas to find in garden centers and online. This shrunken version of a staple of full-sized gardens can be used as a shrub or tree in the miniature garden. The leaves, when paired with the right accessories, look like giant tropical elephant ears. Look for other miniature hosta varieties for your outdoor gardens.

Plant Profiles

Garden type: outdoor
Use/function: tree, shrub
Hardiness zone: 3–9
Height: 5 inches
Growth rate: slow
Light: shade to part shade
Water needs: low to medium

Plant Pictures

Get the look of popular full-sized garden giant blue hostas with the small stature of miniature Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’.