What is happening to my hostas?

Asked September 17, 2015, 2:14 PM EDT

In one area of my garden something is affecting my hostas. They are in the front of my house with a stretch of lawn and then Lake Minetonka. Other hostas in different areas of my yard don't seem to have this problem.

Carver County Minnesota hostas

1 Response

It looks like advanced anthracnose.
http://extension.psu.edu/pests/plant-diseases/all-fact-sheets/hosta-diseases
Collect the infected leaves and discard them. Check out the fact sheet for how to prevent
spreading the disease.