Hosta 'Plum Saucy'

Registered by Madelon Gilligan of New Zealand in 2018, this small size (9.5 inches high by 24 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Flo Jo' × H. 'Jack Berry'. It has deep blue-green foliage with "subtle purple tones." The leaves are broadly ovate, slightly wavy, slightly rippled and has a glaucous bloom on top and bottom. Medium lavender flowers bloom in December (June) on scapes 20-23 inches tall but it does not set seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Heavily textured blue leaves with dense white undersides, have purple veining early while the central vein and petioles remain purple all season...Petioles are the same purple as the leaf central vein and stay purple even when leaves turn green...strong bluish purple petals with white flashes at the base...Becomes more green in high summer temps, finally turning a dark, shiny green...seeds obtained from R. Goodenough..." 


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