Hosta 'Wicked Mom'


Registered by Rod Kuenster of Iowa in 2019, this cultivar is a seedling of [(H. 'Fudge Ripple' × H. montana) × (H. 'Skylight' × H. 'King Lizard')] × (H. 'Key West' × H. 'Blue Hawaii') . It is a large size hosta which grows to about 26 inches high by 48 inches wide. The foliage is intensely blue-green with greenish-yellow streaked variegation. Its leaves have heavily rippled margins and are glaucous on top, moderately twisted, heavily corrugated, heavily wavy and slightly cupped. Very pale lavender flowers with light lavender stripes bloom from mid-June into July on blue-green scapes 26 to 32 inches tall. It sets viable seeds in streaky green pods.

The registration materials state: "...Nicely formed clump with nice streaking, corrugation and leaf form. Registrant also likes the very large seed pods."


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