Hosta 'Infatuation'

Registered by Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina in 2016 and re-registered with new data in 2018, this cultivar is a hybrid of a hosta called "Solberg Seedling 49 Best" × 'Red October'. It has H. longipes, H. kikutii and H. pyncophylla in its genetic background.

This is a medium size (14 inches high by 24 inches wide) hosta with intensely blue-green foliage and cranberry red colored petioles. It bears medium lavender flowers on arching purple scapes from August into September followed by purple seed pods.

The registration materials state: "Pointed blue leaves with waxy tops and bottoms, cranberry petioles into the leaf blade."


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