Hosta 'Champagne'

A hybrid of H. 'Wogon', this cultivar was registered by Robert Savory of Savory's Gardens in Minnesota in 1994. It forms a medium size hosta about 11 inches high that spreads around 16 inches in width. The leaves are elliptic shaped, slightly wavy and have thin substance. It bears purple flowers.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...listed in the 2000 checklist of cultivars (IRA 2000) as being an 'Ōgon Koba' hybrid, but more correctly out of 'Wogon' (aka 'Wogon Gold')...Though somewhat like 'Kabitan', individual leaves are broader and the leaf center does not have as bright a gold color."

Similar cultivars include H. 'Green Eyes' and H. 'Kabitan'.


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

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