Hosta 'Emerald Chalice'


Registered by Charles Kwick of Wisconsin in 2020, this upright growing, large size (19 inches high by 32 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. montana 'Aureomarginata' × H. 'Paradigm'. It is a medium green hosta with broadly ovate foliage that is moderately rippled, deeply cupped with widely spaced veins and very shiny on top.

The pale lavender flowers have alternate petals that have white surrounding the pale lavender center and translucent margins. They bloom from late July into August  It sets seeds but their viability was unknown at the time of registration.

The registration materials state: "...Very shiny heart-shaped leaves are cupped and rippled with widely spaced veins...darkens slightly throughout the season."


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