Hosta 'Wide Receiver'

Registered by  Dr. Doug and Mardy Beilstein of Ohio in 2018, this upright growing cultivar is a large size (28 inches high by 48 inches wide) seedling of H. 'Brutus' × H. 'Niagara Falls'. This cultivar is bright green in color with leaves that are broadly ovate, intensely wavy with deep veins and shiny top. From late June into July, medium lavender colored flowers bloom on scapes up to 53 inches tall followed by viable seeds.

The registration materials state: "...Takes the characteristics of both parents and gives us leaves that are a wide flat playing field contained within boundaries of ruffles." 


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