Hosta 'Gallant Heart'

Originated by Loleta Powell of Powell's Iris Haven in North Carolina, this cultivar which is a hybrid of H. 'Puckered Giant' x H. 'Elegans'. It was registered on her behalf by Kevin Walek (Hosta Registrar) in 2009. 'Gallant Heart' grows into a giant size hosta about 36 inches in height with a spread of 66 inches. The blue-green foliage is heavily corrugated and unruly with thick substance. It turns dark green later in the season. Very pale lavender flowers bloom from late June into July and then sets viable seeds.

According to the registration materials: "Rich bluish-green color, very cupped & puckered leaves that are exactly heart-shaped. Loleta named this cultivar on 8-29-88 and listed it for sale Fall-1988."

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