Hosta 'Bohemian Queen'


This fast growing cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Manhattan' × H. plantaginea was registered by Dave Bowe of Ohio in 2020. It is a large size plant about 20 inches high by 40 inches wide with glossy, bright light green foliage that has ruffled margins. The broadly ovate leaves are moderately rippled, slightly corrugated, moderately wavy and slightly shiny on top. Medium lavender, fragrant flowers bloom from mid-July into August. They are tubular in shape but flare widely to an almost spider effect. It does not set seed.

The registration materials state: "...Leaf shape derived from H. 'Manhattan'.  Shiny, bright, rippled green foliage and large fragrant, lavender flowers.  Buds and bracts have a distinctive purple hue on a somewhat recumbent scape. ."

The highlighted feature of this plant is its bloom habit which begins with a rosy-lavender bud followed by huge, light lavender colored blooms. Its flowers are also heavily scented.

According to the In The Country Garden & Gifts website, "Hosta 'Bohemian Queen' puts on a colorful floral show unlike any other!"


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