Hosta 'Snake Charmer'

Registered by Bev and Dave Stegeman of Indiana in 2017, this medium size (13 inches high by 30 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of (H. 'Mikawa-no-Yuki' × H. 'One Man's Treasure') × H. 'Yoshingawa'. The dark green foliage is lanceolate, moderately wavy, serrated and slightly shiny on top but very shiny on the bottom. Medium lavender flowers with a white "star" at the base and lavender stripes bloom in September on scapes up to 26 inches tall. It sets viable seeds in green pods that have purple blotches.

The registration materials state: "...Narrow, wavy leaves with serrated edges and curled tips. Deep, closely spaced veins. Dark purple branched scapes with deep pink, shiny buds."


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