Hosta 'Forever Young'

Originated by Mark Zilis of Illinois but registered by Jim Husemann of Iowa in 2016, this upright growing cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Lily Pad' × H. 'Rosedale Dough Boy'. It becomes a large size hosta about 28 inches high by 48 inches wide with dark green foliage.

The broadly ovate leaves are heavily rippled, moderately twisted, wavy and very shiny on top. Near white flowers with medium lavender stripes bloom from mid-July into August on scapes up to 50 inches tall.

The registration materials state: "Deeply veined, wavy-edged, very dark green leaves held on tall petioles."


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