DetailsA Proven Winners (R) brand plants, it is said to tower 4.5 tall and 5 to 6+ wide! Huge leaves (about 1.5 feet long) are thick and dark green with deeply impressed veins, forming a strong upright mound habit. It has showy pale reddish violet flowers in early mid-summer. You can use this as a species hosta, conversation piece, a border, or as a background for other plants.
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Year New at HostasDirect 2009 Growing Zones No AHS Rating No AHS Mini Rating No Plant - Ploidy Assumed Diploid Plant - Bog Tolerant No Plant - Density No Hosta - Drought Tolerant No Plant - Fun Name No Growth Rate Fast Plant - Height 39" Plant - Hosta of the Year No Plant - Patented No Plant - Patent Number No Plant - PPAF No Plant - Rhizomatous No Plant - Shape Mound-like Plant Size Giant Sun Resistant No Slug Resistant No Plant - Wave Spacing 67.5" Plant - Specimen Spacing 90" Leaf - Base Cordate Leaf - Color Detail Dark green leaf Leaf Color (Center) Green Leaf Color (Margin) No Leaf - Cupped Lightly Leaf - Cup Direction Up Leaf - Flat Edge Yes Leaf - Corrugation Lightly Leaf - Folded No Leaf - Twisted No Leaf - Wavy/Undulated No Leaf - Piecrust No Fragrant Flower No Leaf - Substance No Leaf - Margin Contortion Flat Leaf - Margin Size No Leaf - Margin Width (inches) No Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No Leaf - Shape Broadly Ovate Leaf - Size 12-18" x 12-18" W Leaf - Length 28 Leaf - Width 25 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 Prominent Leaf - Vein Pairs 17 to 18 Leaf - White Leaf Back No Flower - Bracts No Flower - Branched Scape No Flower - Clustered Bloom No Flower - Color No Flower - Double Blooms No Flower - Reblooms No Flower - Striped Bloom No Flower - Inflorescence No Flower - Pod Color Green Flower - Scape Color Green Flower - Scape Height 58 Flower - Scape Height Range 46 to 58 Bloom Month(s) June, July Flower - Season June 1 to July 15 Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No Flower - Size No Flower - Shape Tubular Flower - Viable Seed Yes Petiole Color No Petiole - Shape No Petiole - Size No Petiole - Variegation No Hybridizing - Parentage No Hybridizing - Originator B. & V. Skaggs Hybridizing - Namer B. & V. Skaggs Hybridizing - Introducer B. & V. Skaggs Hybridizing - Registrant B. & V. Skaggs Hybridizing - Sport Of No Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No Hybridizing - Year Registered 2008