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.
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Year New at HostasDirect 2003 Growing Zones No Plant - Height 36" Plant Size Giant Plant - Shape Upright Growth Rate Fast Sun Resistant Yes Slug Resistant Yes Plant - Wave Spacing 54" Plant - Specimen Spacing 72" Plant - Hosta of the Year No Leaf Color (Center) Blue Leaf Color (Margin) No Leaf - Cupped Moderately Leaf - Corrugation Moderately Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No Fragrant Flower No Leaf - Margin Size No Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No Leaf - Length 14 Leaf - Width 10 Leaf - Speckled No Leaf - Streaked No Flower - Color White Flower - Scape Color No Bloom Month(s) September, October Petiole Color No Plant - Patented No Hybridizing - Parentage [H. 'Tokudama' H. 'Elegans'] Hybridizing - Originator Aden P Hybridizing - Sport Of No Hybridizing - Year Registered 1978
Customer Reviews 1 item(s)
- a real standout
This very large, blue hosta has the puckered leaves that make it stand out. Never a problem with slugs...they just ignore this one.
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