H. sieboldiana 'George Smith'

A sport of H. sieboldiana 'Elegans', it was registered by its namesake, George Smith in 1983. The 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 come from the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside, tours and vendors at the 2010 American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.


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