Hosta 'Frensham Lemon Crepes'


Registered by June Colley and John Baker of England in 2020, this slow growing cultivar is a seedling of a seedling of H. 'Dorothy Benedict' × H. yingeri. It is a large size hosta about 22 inches high by 39 inches wide with dark green foliage and a creamy yellow marginal variegation.

The leaves are broadly ovate to nearly round with a glaucous bloom on top. The are slightly corrugated with widely spaced veins and have some celadon colored streaks between the center and the margin color. Medium lavender flowers on scapes up to 18 inches tall bloom from mid-July into August. It does not set seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Leathery texture provides good slug/snail resistance.  Dense flower clusters. Some leaves are very rounded while others are not so round - a bit like bloom fades in the heat leaving dark green centers."


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