Hosta 'Academy Lothlórien'
 

Registered by Steve Chamberlain of New York in 2004, this cultivar is a seedling of an F1 seedling of H. 'Ginko Craig'. It is a fast growing hosta that becomes a large size plant about 20 inches high by 44 inches wide. The foliage is greenish yellow, ovate, moderately flat and slightly shiny on top. Medium lavender flowers with stripes on the inside bloom from mid-July into August followed by light green seed pods with purple streaks.

According to the registration materials: "...develops orange tones with sun exposure..."

In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Lothlórien is the fairest forest realm of the Elves remaining in Middle-earth during the Third Age.

 

 
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