This cultivar which is a hybrid of
was originated by
Ken Herrema of Michigan
and registered on his behalf by
Peter Ruh in 2000. The giant size plant grows to
about 30 inches in height with a spread of 72 inches. Its
upright mound of blue-green foliage turns to medium green later
in the season. The leaves are slightly wavy, slightly corrugated
and deeply lobed at the base with a distinct tip. Its lavender
flowers bloom in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Whenever I've seen this plant in
Peter Ruh's collection,
one word comes to mind: elegant...it more closely resembles
Hosta fluctuans in overall appearance.
An article about H. 'Allegan Fog' by Warren I. Pollock in
Hosta Journal (2002 Vol. 33 No. 2) states that, "This hosta is an introduction of Ken Herrema of Englerth Nursery in Hopkins,
Michigan. 'Allegan Fog' is named after Allegan County where this nursery is
located. Other hostas from this nursery, started by the late
also have Allegan in their names. In 2000,
Peter Ruh...registered three hostas
for Ken Herrema: 'Allegan Fog', 'Allegan Emperor' and 'Allegan Gent'."