Hosta 'Wicked Treasure'


Registered by Rod Kuenster of Iowa in 2019, this cultivar is a seedling of [(H. 'Fudge Ripple' × H. 'Purple Verticulated Elf') × (H. 'King Lizard' × H. 'Skylight')] × (H. 'Cosmic Knuckles' × H. 'Purple Perfection'). It is a giant size hosta about 30 inches high by 52 inches wide with intensely blue-green foliage that has a greenish-yellow streaked variegation and streaked petioles.

The ovate leaves are slightly shiny on top, moderately wavy, slightly cupped, slightly corrugated and slightly twisted. Pale lavender flowers with dark lavender stripes bloom in July on scapes 34 to 38 inches tall. It sets viable seeds in yellow streaked green pods.

The registration materials state: "...Super dark streaked seedling that is a great breeding plant."


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