Hosta 'Relentless'


Registered by Don Dean of Minnesota in 2022, this upright growing cultivar is a seedling of . [(H. 'Liberty Bell' × H. 'Noah's Ark') × a seedling of H. 'Sea Drift' ]  × (H. 'Sea Frolic' × H. kiyosumiensis). (**For clarity sake, the hostas in Red are the background of the unnamed pod parent and the ones in Green are the background of the unnamed pollen parent of this cultivar.)

It is a medium size hosta about 17 inches high by 36 inches wide with yellow foliage. The broadly ovate leaves are slightly folded, moderately rippled and dull on top and bottom. Pale lavender flowers with medium lavender central stripes, reddish sepals and pedicels bloom in July on reddish colored scapes 18 to 25 inches tall. Seed viability was unknown at the time of registration.

The registration materials state: "Bright full season yellow with wavy margins, blushed scapes & bracts contrast well with the leaf and flower colors."


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