Hosta 'Captain Kirk'

A sport of H. 'Gold Standard', this cultivar was registered by Kirk Brill in 1999. Its leaves grow to 23 inches in height and 42 inches in width. Pale lavender blooms appear in mid July. This is a 'Fortunei' type hosta.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...differs from 'Gold Standard' in having a much wider dark green margin."

Similar cultivars include H. 'Adrian's Glory'.

Sports include H. 'Enterprise', H. 'Kirk's Gold', H. 'Starship' and H. 'Vulcan'.

These 2010 photos come from the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside, tours and vendors at the 2010 American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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