Hosta 'Elvis Lives'

Tony Avent of North Carolina has a knack for choosing unusual names for his introductions and 'Elvis Lives' is no exception. It is a fast growing hybrid of H. 'Peter Pan' and H. 'Green Fountain' that Tony registered in 1995. The plant forms a large size (18 inches high by 40 inches wide) mound blue-green leaves that become dark green by mid-summer. Pale purple flowers open from mid-July into August.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Several hybridizers have found it to be a useful breeding plant, either as a pod or a pollen parent."

       

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