Hosta 'Sparkling Sapphire'


Registered by Dr. Doug Beilstein and Mardy Beilstein of Ohio in 2022, this cultivar is a seedling of "Rawson Seedling 7-1" × an unnamed seedling of H. 'Mysterious Cat'.  It is a medium size hosta about 12 inches high by 18 inches wide with medium green foliage that has a yellow marginal variegation. The leaves are relatively flat overall and shiny on top.

The flowers which bloom in August were described as: "interior shows distinct stripes of white & deep violet with white margins while the exterior hosts more random splotches of white on deep violet." It produces viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "Typical H. sieboldii plant form whose scapes are loaded with fully recurved, dark violet & white flowers."


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