Hosta 'Slammin'

This slow growing cultivar was registered in 2010 by Mark Zilis of Illinois and is of unidentified parentage (a sport of an unnamed seedling of (H. 'Galaxy' × (H. 'Fantastic' × H. 'Elatior '). It is a medium size (16 inches high by 36 inches wide) hosta with medium green foliage that has yellow streaked and mottled variegation. The leaves are lightly corrugated, ovate, slightly wavy and dull on top. Tubular flowers bloom from June into July on scapes 20 to 24 inches tall.

According to the registration materials: "...heavily streaked and mottled version of H. 'Elbridge Gerry' out of the original clump, stabilized in tissue culture..."

According to the Urban Dictionary, "slammin" means that something is very good.


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