Hosta 'Lemon Tuffy'

Originated by Mary Vertz of Wisconsin, this cultivar was registered in 2021 as having unidentified parentage. It is a large size (24 inches high by 40 inches wide) hosta with greenish yellow foliage. The broadly ovate leaves are heavily corrugated, slightly cupped, slightly twisted, slightly wavy and slightly shiny on top. It bears near white, bell shape flowers from June into July and sets seed but their viability was not known at the time of registration.

According to the Registration materials: "Corrugated leaves emerge bright yellow developing a green cast that is deeper along the center and veins. As new leaves emerge they provide an interesting mix of color across the entire mound.  Heavy substance and slug resistant...develops a green cast along the leaf center and veins while maintaining an overall yellow hue..."


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