Hosta 'Get Nekkid'

If it has an unusual name, odds are good that it comes from Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery in North Carolina and this is no exception. 'Get Nekkid' is a hybrid of H. 'Elvis Lives' × H. 'Treasure Island' that he registered in 2006. The plant grows into a medium size hosta about a foot tall and 27 inches wide with spider-shaped lavender flowers starting in mid-July.


An article by W. George Schmid in The Hosta Journal (2009 Vol. 40 No. 3) states that, "...Tony Avent's Plant Delights Nursery offers a number of unusual hosta cultivars with even more unusual names, such as 'Get Nekkid', 'Banana Puddin' and 'Tattoo'..."


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