Hosta 'Heart Strings'

Registered by Stan Beikmann of Michigan in 2016, this medium size (15 inches high by 25 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Paradise Joyce' × H. 'Fire Island'. The foliage is greenish yellow, flat, broadly ovate, moderately corrugated and dull on top. Pale pinkish white flowers with lavender stripes bloom from mid-July into August on scapes up to 18 inches tall.

The registration materials state: "Albescent, heart-shaped leaves with distinctive prominent veins. As the veins turn creamy white, there remains darker green streaks giving the appearance of "strings" on the leaves...changes to creamy white leaving green streaks between the veins by July/August..."

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