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Hosta 'Wolverine'

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An eye-catcher as a specimen or when used as an edger. Beautiful bloom. See all of our pictures and those on hostalibrary.org.
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Hosta 'Wolverine'

Hosta 'Wolverine' (Starter TC)

Regular Price: $6.45

Special Price $4.25



The 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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

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.
Review by jo / (Posted on 9/2/2015)