Hosta 'Merci Beaucoup'

Registered in 2019 by Dave Bowe of Ohio this cultivar is an upright and fast growing seedling of H. 'PeeDee Gold Flash' × H. nigrescens. This is a medium size hosta that grows to about 18 inches in height by 25 inches in width with yellow foliage. The leaves are dull on top, ovate, deeply cupped and moderately corrugated overall with red color at the base of the petioles. Pale lavender flowers bloom from mid-August into September on yellow scapes about 23 inches tall followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Bright yellow-gold cupped leaves have red at the base of each petiole. Rugose with upright posture...viridescent when grown in shade; lightens with more light exposure."


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