Hosta hypoleuca

This species from Japan grows about 15 inches high and 4 feet wide. The leaf is deeply lobed at the base with a curled tip and slightly rippled margins with thick substance. One of the featured traits is the curve petiole with dark reddish purple dots. Pale lavender flowers bloom in late July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...ranks as one of the most unusual of the forty or so hosta species...proven to be a superior breeding plant..."

 
  • H. 'Milky Rock'
 
 
  • 'High-rise'
  • 'Honey Hill Wrinkled Rainslicker'
  • 'Hottie'
  • 'King David'
  • 'Kiwi Hippo'
  • 'Koyurugi'
  • 'Lakeside Breaking News'
  • 'Lasting Impression'
  • 'Lemon Meringue'
  • 'Lighthouse'
  • 'Limestone Lover'
  • 'Maekawa'
  • 'Maggie May'
  • 'Magnificent Obsession'
  • 'Merry Sunshine'
  • 'Old Black Magic'
  • 'Olive Oil'
  • 'Ooh La La'
  • 'Roller Coaster'
  • 'Sails at Sunset'
  • 'Skyward'
  • 'Splendor'
  • 'Stellar by Starlight'

These 2010 photos come from the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside, tours and vendors at the 2010 American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Type I

Type II

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