Hosta 'Torchlight Variegated'
 

This cultivar is a sport of H. 'Torchlight' which forms a medium size (14 inches high by 34 inches wide) mound of slightly wavy, smooth textured foliage with average substance. It forms a vase shaped clump and the leaves have reddish petioles and streaked variegation. From mid-July into August, it forms lavender flowers on 3 foot tall scapes followed by viable seeds.

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An article by Warren I. Pollock in The Hosta Journal (1998 Vol. 29 No. 1) discusses the fact that many variegated hosta cultivars are considered "unstable. " This means that all or individual divisions of the clump may revert to either a solid color or other form of variegation. You may end up suddenly have a single colored hosta or you will need to separate a solid colored division from the clump. Three nurseries were cited who include notations about "unstable " hostas. The following is a composite list of those cultivars mentioned:

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