DetailsThe leaves have a blue-green center with yellow-gold margin. Moderately wavy with good substance. The shiny, long, lance-shaped, rippled, tapered leaves give a unique cascading appearance to the clump which is beautiful. It has lavender flowers in August. Very fast growth rate. It is good as a specimen or along a border or path. Named for the colors of the University of Michigan.
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Year New at HostasDirect 2006 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 Animals Growth Rate Fast Plant - Height 15" 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 Medium Sun Resistant No Slug Resistant No Plant - Wave Spacing 36" Plant - Specimen Spacing 48" Leaf - Base Rounded Leaf - Color Detail Slightly blue green leaf with a yellow gold margin Leaf Color (Center) Blue Leaf Color (Margin) Yellow Leaf - Cupped No Leaf - Cup Direction No Leaf - Flat Edge No Leaf - Corrugation No Leaf - Folded No Leaf - Twisted No Leaf - Wavy/Undulated Moderately Leaf - Piecrust No Fragrant Flower No Leaf - Substance Good Leaf - Margin Contortion Slightly Rippled Leaf - Margin Size Wide Leaf - Margin Width (inches) 1.5 Leaf - Seasonal Color Change No Leaf - Shape Lance Leaf - Size 10.25" x 5/5" W Leaf - Length 10.25 Leaf - Width 5.5 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 8 to 9 Leaf - White Leaf Back No Flower - Bracts No Flower - Branched Scape No Flower - Clustered Bloom No Flower - Color Lavender, Pale Flower - Double Blooms No Flower - Reblooms No Flower - Striped Bloom No Flower - Inflorescence No Flower - Pod Color No Flower - Scape Color Green Flower - Scape Height 22 Flower - Scape Height Range 18 to 22 Bloom Month(s) August Flower - Season August Flower - Start-Peak-Finish No Flower - Size No Flower - Shape Tubular Flower - Viable Seed No Petiole Color No Petiole - Shape No Petiole - Size No Petiole - Variegation No Hybridizing - Parentage [Sport of (H. 'Splash' F5 seedling x H. Dorset Blue)] Hybridizing - Originator J. Wilkins Hybridizing - Namer J. Wilkins Hybridizing - Introducer J. Wilkins Hybridizing - Registrant J. Wilkins Hybridizing - Sport Of H. 'Dorset Blue' mutation Hybridizing - Tardiana Cross No Hybridizing - Year Registered 1995
Customer Reviews 1 item(s)
- pointed leaf shape is nice contrast
All gardens need contrasts in leaf shapes and this is not always easy in a hosta garden. This plant fills that need with a more upright shape and slightly narrow pointed leaves. This is not an over vigorous plant but a good steady grower.
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