Marlene Rosenberg and
Jonathon Goodrich of Uniquely Hostas in Wisconsin
medium size (17 inches high by 30 inches wide)
cultivar is of unidentified parentage. It has medium
blue-green, broadly ovate foliage that is slightly
cupped, very slightly wavy, glaucous on top and has
accuminate leaf tips. Pale lavender flowers bloom from
mid-July into August.
materials state: "...Holds its purple blush later
into June...Purple blush in the spring."
Uniquely Hostas says, "Hosta Purple People Eater
is a nod to the famous defensive line of the Minnesota
Vikings from the late 1960s to the late 1970s. A nice
hosta with a purple blush in the spring!"
People Eaters was originally a novelty song by Sheb