This seedling of H. 'Tokudama' comes from England
and was registered by
Richard Kitchingman in
1986. The low mound grows to about 10 inches in height with a
spread of 23 inches. Its leaves have wavy margins, slight
corrugations and are heart shaped. Lavender flowers bloom in
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Tump" refers to a mound or hummock. Its registered
parentage is questionable as it shows many characteristics of
H. nakaiana and little relationship to H. 'Tokudama'
other than the blue-green leaf color."
An article about H. 'Pelham Blue Tump' by Warren I. Pollock in
Hosta Journal (1995 Vol. 26 No. 2) states that, "Pelham
is the name of Dick
Kitchingman's home in Dorset,
England. Tump is an old
English word for a small mound...a small plant with blue-green leaves. It's a 'Tokudama'