Hosta 'Marrakech'

This seedling selection of unidentified parentage is a non-registered cultivar from Kent Terpening of New York. The small size (10 inches high by 18 inches wide) plant has narrow (lanceolate), wavy foliage. It produces pale lavender flowers on pinkish scapes on 15 inch tall scapes.

The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell (2009) states: "Vigorous. Won Best of Section at First Look...The thick, white wax on the back of the leaf which is unusual on yellow-leaved hosta. The red-dotted pink scapes and flower buds."

Similar cultivars include H. 'Cherry Tart' and H. 'Peppermint Sticks'.

Marrakech is a city in the kingdom of Morocco in northern Africa.

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