Hosta 'Love Me Tender'

Registered by Barry Ankney of White Oak Nursery in Illinois in 2017, this medium size (13 inches high by 15 inches wide) cultivar is of unidentified parentage.

The slightly blue-green leaves have a creamy white marginal variegation. They are ovate, slightly wavy, slightly corrugated and dull on top with petioles that have purple dots. Bell-shape, medium lavender flowers bloom from June into July. The blooms remain partially closed. It sets non-viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Slightly blue-green with variable width, creamy white margins. Slight glaucous bloom on leaf undersides."


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