Hosta 'Sharmon'

Thomas Donahue registered this cultivar (named for his wife) in 1986 as a sport of H. 'Fortunei'. It forms a large size (23 inches high) mound of somewhat cupped, slightly corrugated leaves with better than average substance. The pale lavender flowers bloom from mid-July into August.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), this cultivar "...belongs to the class of cultivars with 'Fortunei Albopicta' type variegation. Like most of them, once the average daily temperature reaches the upper 60's, its variegation fades away...formerly known as 'Jacqueline', 'Marcia',..."

H. 'Sharmon D.' = H. 'Sharmon'


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