Hosta 'Lakeside Shore Master'

This plant of unknown parentage is part of the Lakeside Series of hostas originated and registered in by Mary Chastain. The mound reaches 25 inches in height and 56 inches wide with moderately corrugated foliage with thick substance. Pale lavender flowers bloom in mid July.

According to The Hosta Handbook by Mark Zilis (2000), "...acts like a sport of 'Paul's Glory' in almost every mound, leaf, and flowering characteristic."

Similar cultivars include H. 'American Glory Be', H. 'Pete's Passion' and H. 'St. Paul'.

Sports include H. 'Lakeside Beach Captain' and H. 'Lakeside Tycoon'.

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.

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