Hosta 'Sheila Macqueen'
 

A cultivar of unidentified parentage, this hosta was registered by Pierre Bennerup of Connecticut in 2000. It is a medium size plant about 11 inches high with a spread of around 32 inches. The leaves are dark green with streaked variegation in the middle. The are ovate, wavy, slightly cupped and slightly corrugated. Pale lavender flowers bloom from June into July.

An article about H. 'Sheila Macqueen' by Warren I. Pollock in The Hosta Journal (2002 Vol. 33 No. 1) states that, "This hosta was registered as H. 'Sheila Maqueen'...However, the spelling of the family name is incorrect...The correct spelling is Macqueen...The correction has been made in the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum registry (of The American Hosta Society )...Sheila Macqueen is a world-renowned English floral arranger who lives in Herfordshire, U.K....one of the first professional flower arrangers to use hosta leaves...there is a permanent tribute at Long Branch in Millwood, Virginia, called "The Sheila Macqueen Gardens at Historic Long Branch"..."


   
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