Hosta 'Spilt Milk'

This is, perhaps, the most commonly grown hosta with splashed variegation. It was registered by Mildred Seaver in 1999 as a seedling of with Hosta sieboldiana background.

The plant forms a large (24 inches high) mound of broadly ovate, wavy, moderately corrugated foliage with thick substance. It bears near white flowers in very late June into July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), this cultivar "...rates as one of Mildred Seaver's greatest introductions and has been very popular amongst collectors, gardeners and nurserymen alike...The variegation varies a bit from plant to plant, some exhibiting a bit more misting, others developing large white streaks."

This cultivar was voted No. 17 in the 2008 Popularity Poll by members of The American Hosta Society.

Similar cultivars include H. 'American Masterpiece' and H. 'Northern Mist'.

Sports include H. 'Green Milk' and H. 'Pistache'.

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