Hosta 'Green Earth'

 

Registered by S. Hewes of New York in 2019, this upright growing, large size (25 inches high by 35 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Sum and Substance'. It is a green hosta with flat leaf margins. The foliage is glaoucous on top, nearly round, heavily corrugated, moderately cupped, moderately twisted and has very thick substance. Near white flowers with "a bit of texture" bloom in July on scapes 36 to 40 inches tall followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Thick, tall petioles and corrugated/puckered large, very thick leaves. Large fragrant flowers on heavy scapes and inflorescence leaves on 10-20% of the scape...Emerges a powdery blue-green, changing to green thereafter."

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