Originated by Dr. Doug and Mardy Beilstein of Ohio and registered in
cultivar with very blue-green foliage A hybrid of a
seedling of (H. 'Butternut Hill' x H.
'Azure Snow') × H. 'Treasure Island', it is a medium to large size
(14 inches high by 31 inches wide) plant. The leaves are
elliptical, deeply folded, moderately corrugated and
have a glaucous bloom on top. Medium lavender flowers on
scapes 22 to 24 inches tall bloom from late June into
July followed by viable seeds.
materials state: "...Emerges with a strong blue,
mirror-like reflective surface that then becomes
slightly puckered and folded (like a boat shape). The
name 'Rowan My Boat' fits perfectly...Leaves emerge
shiny before developing their glaucous coating later..."
is named for the originators' grandson.