Hosta 'Bluebeard's Castle'

This medium size (16 inches high by 30 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Jim Wilkins' was registered by Dr. Ed Elslager of Michigan in 2003. The foliage is blue-green with a greenish yellow marginal variegation with some streaking. Near white flowers bloom from late June into July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...has fairly wide, non-burning chartreuse margins."

The Zilis comment indicates that this cultivar is not susceptible to a problem called spring desiccation. See below for more on that issue.


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