Hosta 'Forbidden Fruit'

This tetraploid, non-registered induced sport of H. 'Orange Marmalade' was introduced by Marco Fransen from the Netherlands. Vernooij V.O.F. was granted a U.S. patent in 2013. The clump grows into a large size hosta about 20 inches in height and the foliage has thick substance. It bears lavender flowers from mid-July into August.

United States Patent: PP24001  (2013)

Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta cultivar named ‘Forbidden Fruit’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive large, bright foliage with a green margin, vigorous plant habit and strong foliage, with good resistance to environmental stressors and large flowers. The new variety is a Hosta, typically used for outdoor ornamental purposes.


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