Hosta 'Winchester'


This fast growing, large size (22 inches high by 30 inches wide) hybrid of H. 'Bright Lights' × an open-pollinated seedling was registered by Madelon Gilligan of New Zealand in 2013.

It has light green to pale yellow foliage that is lightly corrugated, slightly flat and has a glaucous top. Near white, tubular flowers bloom from June into July. It sets seeds but their viability was undetermined at the time of registration.

Although it could refer to a rifle or a movie or a cathedral, we would guess that it is named for the town in the South-Canterbury region of New Zealand.


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