Hosta 'Eclipse'

Registered by Don Dean of Minnesota in 2010, this upright growing cultivar is a sport of H. 'Solar Flare'. It is a giant size hosta about 28 inches high by 62 inches wide with medium blue-green foliage that has a golden yellow marginal variegation. The leaves are broadly ovate, moderately corrugated, moderately folded, heavily rippled and has a glaucous bloom on top. Near white flowers with a pale lavender center and narrow translucent edges bloom from June into July on scapes up to 38 inches tall.

According to the registration materials: "...non-scorching, gold edged blue, in giant class with wavy edge...edge brightens as season progresses..."

United States Patent: PP24625  (2014)

Abstract: A new cultivar of Hosta named ‘ECLIPSE’ that is characterized by upright, clumping habit, early summer white flowers, giant medium blue-green leaves with golden-yellow edges that brighten as the season progresses. In combination these traits set ‘ECLIPSE’ apart from all other existing varieties of Hosta known to the inventor.

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