Hosta 'Valerie's Vanity'

Robert Keller registered this medium size cultivar in 1991 as a sport of H. 'Halcyon'. It grows to 16 inches high and 40 inches wide with slightly wavy foliage with deep veins and thick substance. The pale lavender flowers bloom starting in late July.

Similar cultivars include H. 'Canadian Shield', H. 'Devon Green', H. 'Emerald Coast', H. 'Grünspecht', H. 'Kryptonite' and H. 'Peridot'.

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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