Hosta 'Tidewater'

This plant is a hybrid of H. kikutii leuconata x H. 'Elegans' which was registered by Mark Zilis in 2003. The plant forms a medium size (18 inches high by 40 inches wide or larger) mound of wavy, deeply veined, narrowly ovate foliage with good substance. Its medium lavender flowers bloom in August.

Similar cultivars include H. 'Ultramarine'.


These 2010 photos come from the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside, tours and vendors at the 2010 American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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