Hosta 'Red Grange'
 

This non-registered cultivar forms a medium size (18 inches high) mound of bluish green foliage. The main feature is the reddish speckled leaf petioles. The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009) notes that this cultivar is "...in the Wilson collection, Ackworth, Iowa; not listed for sale."

 

Red Grange (1903-1991) was a legendary football player for the University of Illinois known as "The Galloping Ghost". Of course the Grange is also an association of farmers and I guess the name of the cultivar could refer to a Grange Hall that was painted red...probably not.

 

 
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