Hosta 'Fort Salonga'

Registered by Stan Tylinski of New York in 2003, this rhizomatous, fast growing cultivar is of unidentified parentage. It is a small size hosta about 8 inches tall by 12 inches wide with medium blue-green foliage that has unstable pale yellow, golden yellow and creamy white streaked variegation. The leaves are lanceolate, wavy and slightly shiny on top. Its flowers bloom from mid-August into September on scapes up to 12 inches tall followed by streaked seed pods.

According to the registration materials: "...heavy substance; rosette shape..."

Revolutionary War British Fort Salonga, or Fort Slongo, (named after one of the fort's architects) once located near the border of the towns of Huntington and Smithtown, overlooking Long Island Sound.

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