Hosta 'Hannibal Hamlin'

Originated by Dr. Doug Beilstein of Ohio and Mark Zilis of Illinois but registered in 2009 by Zilis, this slow growing tissue culture cultivar is a large size (24 inches high by 46 inches wide) sport of H. 'Prairie Rainbow'. It is an upright growing hosta with dark green foliage that has a golden yellow marginal variegation. The leaves are lightly corrugated, slightly cupped and dull on top. Tubular flowers bloom from mid-July into August on scapes up to 30 inches tall.

Hannibal Hamlin was a politician from the state of Maine. He is most notable for having served as the 15th Vice President of the United States under Abraham Lincoln.

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