Hosta 'Valley's Ruffle Shuffle'

Registered by Jeroen Linneman of the Netherlands in 2018, this cultivar is a hybrid of an unnamed seedling of H. pycnophylla × an unnamed seedling of H. kikutii. It is a very upright, medium size hosta about 12 inches high by 12 inches wide with medium green, pointed foliage. The leaves are lanceolate, slightly cupped, heavily twisted, folded, dull on top and with a glaucous bloom on the bottom. Its petioles are a "nice" purple color. Deep purple, spider shape flowers on scapes 12 to 16 inches tall bloom from mid-July into August followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Small, wavy & ruffled leaves have extremely white backs. Good breeder for seedlings with wavy leaves & white backs..."


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