Back Yard Hostas - Native to eastern Asia, hosta came to the United States in the Hostas are prized in the shade garden for their large leaves in different shapes and colors of green, deep blue or creamy variegated. Love my hostas!
You don't have to live in the tropics to enjoy exotic gardening. Gardening with exotics is something that can be done anywhere and in any climate. Read here for more information on creating an exotic garden.