DetailsLarge blue-green leaves are beautifully textured, heavily ribbed but not puckered. Leaf edges tend to curve downward, like an umbrella. Forms a large, symmetrical mound, an excellent specimen plant. White flowers. Its foliage is not very blue but it is a standout in the garden. Unusual shiny leaves for a giant 4'+ clump. Heavily textured and crinkled, satin-like. Vase shaped clump. This won the Best Blue Leaf Award at the AHS Convention in 1987 and 1998.
- Additional Information
Year New at HostasDirect 2003 Growing Zones No AHS Rating No AHS Mini Rating No Plant - Ploidy Assumed Diploid Plant - Bog Tolerant No Plant - Density Compact Hosta - Drought Tolerant No Plant - Fun Name No Growth Rate Fast Plant - Height 36" Plant - Hosta of the Year No Plant - Patented No Plant - Patent Number No Plant - PPAF No Plant - Rhizomatous No Plant - Shape Upright Plant Size Giant Sun Resistant Yes Slug Resistant Yes Plant - Wave Spacing 54" Plant - Specimen Spacing 72" Leaf - Base No Leaf - Color Detail Blue leaf Leaf Color (Center) Blue Leaf Color (Margin) No Leaf - Cupped Moderately Leaf - Cup Direction Down Leaf - Flat Edge No Leaf - Corrugation Moderately Leaf - Folded No Leaf - Twisted No Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No Leaf - Piecrust No Fragrant Flower No Leaf - Substance Heavy Leaf - Margin Contortion No Leaf - Margin Size No Leaf - Margin Width (inches) No Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No Leaf - Shape Cordate-Heart Leaf - Size 15" x 12" W Leaf - Length 14 Leaf - Width 10 Leaf - Mottled No Leaf - Speckled No Leaf - Splashed No Leaf - Streaked No Leaf - Upper Leaf Luster Slightly Shiny Leaf - Under Leaf Luster Glaucous Leaf - Vein Color No Leaf - Vein Furrows No Leaf - Vein Pairs 18 Leaf - White Leaf Back No Flower - Bracts No Flower - Branched Scape No Flower - Clustered Bloom No Flower - Color White Flower - Double Blooms No Flower - Reblooms No Flower - Striped Bloom No Flower - Inflorescence No Flower - Pod Color No Flower - Scape Color No Flower - Scape Height 36 Flower - Scape Height Range 36 Bloom Month(s) July, August Flower - Season starts in July to early August Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No Flower - Size No Flower - Shape Bell Flower - Viable Seed No Petiole Color No Petiole - Shape No Petiole - Size No Petiole - Variegation No Hybridizing - Parentage [H. 'Tokudama' H. 'Elegans'] Hybridizing - Originator Aden P Hybridizing - Namer No Hybridizing - Introducer No Hybridizing - Registrant P. Aden Hybridizing - Sport Of No Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No Hybridizing - Year Registered 1978