H. sieboldiana 'George Smith'

A sport of H. sieboldiana 'Elegans', it was registered by its namesake, George Smith of England in 1983. The large size mound reaches about 2 feet in height and a spread of around 40 inches. Near white flowers with a pale lavender mid-tepal stripe blooms from late June into mid-July. Its other characteristics are those of H. sieboldiana type hostas.

Similar cultivars include H. 'Borwick Beauty', H. 'Du Page Delight' and H. 'Super Nova'.

       

These 2010 photos were taken at the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside in Michigan, tours and vendors at The American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens in Ohio, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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