Hosta 'Silly String'

Registered by Hans Hansen of Walters Gardens, Inc. of Michigan in 2018, this medium size (14 inches high by 28 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Curly Fries' × "Hansen H10-429-1" seedling. The foliage is medium blue-green with petioles that have red stripling. Its leaves are lanceolate, very wavy, heavily rippled and has a glaucous bloom on the top and bottom. Pale purple flowers bloom from July into August on purple scapes 17 to 27 inches tall followed by viable seeds in purple pods.

The registration materials state: "...Unique in that it has intensely wavy, narrow blue leaves and purple flower scapes...leaves are most blue in spring...interior of petals are purple with white throat at the base of each petal." 


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