Hosta 'Paradox'


Registered by Ed Schulz of Iowa in 2020, this medium to large size (18 inches high by 32 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Who Dat' × H. 'Laella'. The green foliage has yellow speckles, mottled streaked variegation. Its ovate leaves are slightly rippled, slightly cupped and dull on top. White flowers on scapes 22 to 25 inches tall bloom from late June into July. It sets seeds but their viability was unknown at the time of registration.

The registration materials state: "...Most leaves have spotting, mottling or streaking.  A few leaves remain green...Emerges all green developing yellowish streaks, spots and mottling shortly thereafter."


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