Hosta 'James A. Garfield'

This cultivar is part of the "Presidential Series" of hostas originated by Hajime Sugita of Japan and registered by Peter Ruh of Ohio in 2005. It is a hybrid of H. kiyosumiensis x H. pycnophylla which grows into a medium size hosta about 17 inches in height with a spread of 52 inches. The dark green foliage is rippled, has purplish red petioles and has smooth texture. Deep lavender flowers bloom in September and October.

James Abram Garfield was the 20th President of the United States, serving for 6 months in 1881.


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