Hosta 'Don's Gator Hide'

Registered by Don Rawson of Michigan in 2016, this green colored cultivar is of unidentified parentage. It is a large size hosta about 22 inches high by 46 inches wide with intensely corrugated, broadly ovate foliage which is very shiny on top. The leaves are moderately cupped and folded with petioles that have red at the base. Medium lavender flowers with white edges bloom from mid-July into August on scapes up to 38 inches tall. The seed pods are green with purple stripes.

The registration materials state: "Very large, coarsely corrugated and leaves have heavy substance. Red color at base of petioles and scapes. Heavy substance is passed on to progeny."



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