Hosta 'Lemon Snap'

Registered in 2019 by Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina  this cultivar is an upright growing hybrid of (H. 'Smiley Face' × H. 'Beet Salad') × (H. 'Peacock Strut' × H. 'Beet Salad'). This fast growing hosta forms a small size hosta about 10 inches high by 20 inches wide with yellow foliage. The leaves are slightly shiny on top, broadly ovate, slightly corrugated and moderately cupped overall with petioles that are beet red up to the mid-rib to nearly the middle of the leaf. Pale purple flowers bloom from late July into August on very dark purple scapes up to 30 inches tall followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Bright yellow, cupped round leaves with beet red petioles, erect dark purple scapes and nice purple flowers...starts out bright yellow becoming greenish yellow later."



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