Hostas contribute the element of texture to a garden, and a collection with varying foliage colors and shapes is visually interesting even without flowers. Ideas for using hosta plants in your garden: Bold-leaved hostas provide contrast to lacy plants such as ferns and astilbe, or linear foliage such as sedges or liriope. Top Hosta Plants for a Shade Garden | Garden Design Please note: You are currently browsing img hosta garden layout ideas google search gardening that is 550x367px in size. This image is listed in hosta garden design ideas category. Top Hosta Plants for a Shade Garden Garden Design, 550x367 in 51.63 KB.