Hosta 'Clown'

This non-registered cultivar is a sport of H. 'Beatrice' from Gretchen Harshbarger of Iowa. It is a small size hosta with green foliage that has prominent white streaked variegation. It stands around 11 inches high and about 25 inches wide. The leaves have a narrowly elliptic form and thin substance. Bright purple flowers bloom in late July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...a 1977 introduction...mainly of historical interest..."

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