Hosta 'Scentuous'

Originated by Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery and the Juniper Level Botanical Garden in North Carolina, this non-registered cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Hirao Elite' × H. plantaginea. It is a medium size hosta about 18 inches tall by 48 inches wide with glossy green foliage. In August, white, very fragrant flowers bloom in profusion on stalks about 24 inches tall. The blossoms have dark purple stripes similar to the flowers of H. ventricosa.

There is also a cultivar named H. 'Scensuous'.

 
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