Hosta 'Rocket City'
 

Registered by Randy Goodwin of Indiana in 2014, this fast growing, upright cultivar is of unidentified parentage. It is a small size (10 inches high by 24 inches wide) hosta has yellow foliage that is deeply folded, slightly corrugated, deeply cupped, slightly twisted and slightly shiny on top. Tubular flowers with stripes bloom on scapes 24 to 48 inches tall.

According to the registration materials: "...tight yellow with upright leaves, narrow and folded, with bloom scapes like rockets erupting from the clump...late season change from yellow to yellowish white..."

This is the nickname for Huntsville, Alabama which home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

 
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