another of those confusing name situations in hostas. There are two hostas with
the name' wild Thing'. One is a non-registered plant by Kent Terpening. The
other is a hosta that was registered by Dr. Dick and Jane Ward. According to
the rules, the registered one is the "official" cultivar and the other needs to
have its name changed.
cultivar of unidentified parentage was registered by
Dr. Dick and Jane Ward of Ohio in 2009.
It is a medium size plant about 14 inches high by 30
inches wide with medium green foliage that has deep
veins. The leaves are slightly rippled, moderately
wavy, ovate and dull on top. It bears tubular shape
flowers from mid-July into August.
Mark Zilis (2009),
this non-registered cultivar from
Kent Terpening forms a small size mound of narrow, folded foliage.
The leaves are bright green with a narrow yellow,
marginal variegation. It is the one shown in the