Hosta 'Suffolk Downs'

Originated by Rick Goodenough of Massachusetts, this non-registered cultivar is a streaked hybrid of H. ‘Leaping Lipizzan’.

An article by Rick Goodenough in The Hosta Journal (2012 Vol. 43 No. 1) states that, “A relatively recent release, ‘Leaping Lipizzan’ is a strong breeder that turns out a high percentage of quality, streaked seedlings…Seven of those terrific seedlings include ‘Breeder’s Cup’, ‘Scalloped Potatoes’, ‘Dover Downs’, ‘Suffolk Downs’, ‘Gran Premio’, ‘The Stone Horse’ and ‘Belmont Stakes’.

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