Hosta 'Academy Palantir'


This cultivar is a seedling of an H. 'Ginko Craig' F1 seedling and it was registered in 2003 by Steve Chamberlain of New York. It is a large size plant that grows to around 22 inches in height with a spread of about 51 inches.

The plants have medium green foliage and bear pale lavender flowers with medium lavender stripes inside from late July into August. Seed viability was unknown at the time of registration.

The registration materials state: "...vigorous hosta with spherical flower bud on very tall scape ."

A palantír is a fictional magical artefact from J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy legendarium. A palantír is a crystal ball, used for both communication and as a means of seeing events in other parts of the world.


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