'Ops' was registered by
Alex Malloy of New York in 2001 as a seedling of H. 'Flamboyant'. It forms a small size
(6 inches high by 12 inches wide) mound that bears pale purple
flowers in July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "The parentage of this plant has
me confused. Alex told me (on July 3, 2002) that the green form
of 'Ops' is 'Green Harvest'. The latter is a sport of 'Monopoly' (streaked) which is a sport of the white-margined 'Pilgrim',
which is a seedling of 'Flamboyant'...Oops!!
(or did I say 'Ops'??)"
The Book of Little
Hostas (2010) says: "Distinctive foliage and very
attractive. Does best in early morning sun and dappled shade. Ideal for the
woodland garden and raised bed."
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "A vigorous, moderately fast-increasing little
hosta with a better constitution than many earlier introductions. Best in a
raised bed with other small hostas, ferns, and heucheras, or as a container
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