Hosta 'Hadspen Blue'

The Hosta Handbook by Mark Zilis (2000) rates this as " of the bluest cultivars ever developed." Paul Aden registered it in 1976 on behalf of Eric Smith of England. It is part of the H. "Tardiana" Group of hostas. This cultivar is part of the "Hadspen Series" of hostas.

This slow growing, large size (18 inches high by 48 inches wide) plant has slightly cupped and corrugated foliage with thick substance. The leaves are broadly ovate, cupped and moderately corrugated. It bears very pale lavender flowers in clusters from late July into August.


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