Hosta 'Valley's Red Raider'
 

This upright growing, medium size (11 inches high by 13 inches wide) hybrid of H. longipes hypoglauca × H. pycnophylla was registered by Jeroen Linneman of the Netherlands in 2009. It has medium blue-green foliage that is ovate, slightly rippled, lightly wavy and slightly shiny on top with red petioles. Tubular flowers bloom from mid-August into September on scapes about 8 to 14 inches tall.

According to the registration materials: "...Nice blue green leaves with powdery white backs and red colored petioles...becomes medium green at the end of summer..."

 
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