Hosta 'Moonlight Sonata'

This cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Invincible' and H. 'Northern Halo' which was registered by Greg Johnson in 2004. It forms a large (20 inches high) mound of blue foliage and has very pale bluish white flowers in August.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "It is widely considered to be the earliest blooming, fragrant-flowered hosta."

Similar cultivars include H. 'Fragrant Blue' and H. 'Nightlife'.

Sports of this cultivar include H. 'American Sonata', H. 'Cherokee',  H. 'Great River Sonata', H. 'Moonlight Mirage' and H. 'Ode to Joy'.

According to The Hosta Journal, Vol. 31, No 1, page 91, H. 'Moonlight Sonata' is the earliest blooming of the fragrant hostas.

Copyright 2000 -