Hosta 'Blaue Venus'

This cultivar is a seedling of a Tardiana-type hosta and it was registered in 2003 by Peter and Jean Ruh of Ohio on behalf of the originator, Heinz Klose of Staudengärtnerei Klose in Germany. It develops into a medium size plant about 14 inches high by 34 inches wide with powdery, blue-green foliage. The leaves are ovate shaped, slightly corrugated and have thick substance. Pale lavender flowers in clusters bloom during late July to mid-August.

Schmid (1991) says, "Reported by Klose to be the bluest of the German tardianas. The name means "Blue Venus".


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