Hosta 'Up in Smoke'


Registered by Jim Husemann of Iowa in 2020, this medium size (16 inches high by 36 inches wide) cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Purple Verticulated Elf' × H. 'Smoke Signals'. The intensely blue-green foliage is heavily rippled, lanceolate, moderately twisted and moderately folded with a glaucous bloom on top. Pale lavender flowers on scapes 24 to 28 inches tall bloom from late July into August followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Unusually grayish color and heavy wax bloom.."


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