Hosta
'Valley's Wairere'
 

Registered by Jeroen Linneman of the Netherlands in 2018, this giant size (32 inches high by 32 inches wide) cultivar is a very upright growing seedling of H. 'Mikawa-no-Yuki'. It has intensely blue-green foliage that is ovate, mostly flat and has a glaucous bloom on the top and bottom. Near white flowers bloom on scapes up to 39 inches tall from mid-July into August followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Long, narrow, extremely blue "hanging" leaves look like a waterfall. Leaves also have white backs...blue turns green later in summer..."

Wairere is an area of New Zealand near Auckland on the North Island.

 

 
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