Hosta 'Sunlight Child'

A self-pollinated seedling of H. 'Golden Hawk', this cultivar was registered by Dr. Ralph (Herb) Benedict of Michigan in 1991. The small size mound grows to about 5 inches high with a spread of 15 inches with leaves that have thick substance. It bears purple flowers with red to purple dots on the scapes in August.


The top 2010 photo came from the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside in Michigan, tours and vendors at the 2010 American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens in Ohio, Toledo Botanical Garden or the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

The bottom 2015 photo was taken at The Dr. Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside, The American Hosta Society display garden at Michigan State University's Hidden Lake Gardens in Tipton, Michigan.

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