Hosta 'Persian Red'

Registered by Gerhard & Renate Ragus of Germany in 2016, this upright, medium size (11 inches high by 14 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Crested Surf'. The foliage is medium green, heavily rippled, broadly ovate, intensely wavy and dull on top with red petioles. Purple flowers with dark purple stripes bloom from mid-July into August on red speckled scapes up to 24 inches tall.

The registration materials state: "Extremely wavy edges are saw-like at the leaf base. Petioles are bright red at the base, changing to dotted red, then green. Dark purple flowers."


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