Hosta hypoleuca

This species from Japan grows about 15 inches high and 4 feet wide. The leaf is deeply lobed at the base with a curled tip and slightly rippled margins with thick substance. One of the featured traits is the curve petiole with dark reddish purple dots. Pale lavender flowers bloom in late July.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...ranks as one of the most unusual of the forty or so hosta species...proven to be a superior breeding plant..."

  1. H. 'A Blue Streak'
  2. H. 'A Lady in Blue'
  3. H. 'A Many-splendored Thing'
  4. H. 'All Star'
  5. H. 'Aqua Duchess'
  6. H. 'Arc de Triomphe'
  7. H. 'Arch Duke'
  8. H. 'Azure Snow'
  9. H. 'Band of Gold'
  10. H. 'Bedford Blue'
  11. H. 'Big Top'
  12. H. 'Blue Ridge Mtns'
  13. H. 'Blueberry Pancakes'
  14. H. 'Bluegrass Country'
  15. H. 'Butternut Hill'
  16. H. 'Cascading Waters'
  17. H. 'Celestial'
  18. H. 'Clambake'
  19. H. 'Color a la Mode'
  20. H. 'Doublemint'
  21. H. 'Fickle Blue Genes'
  22. H. 'Final Answer'
  23. H. 'Floppy Disk'
  24. H. 'Granny Sandy'
  25. H. 'Gazpacho'
  26. H. 'Glacier Cascade'
  27. H. 'H.D. Thoreau'
  1. H. 'Happy Valley'
  2. H. 'High-rise'
  3. H. 'Honey Hill Wrinkled Rainslicker'
  4. H. 'Hottie'
  5. H. 'King David'
  6. H. 'Kiwi Hippo'
  7. H. 'Koyurugi'
  8. H. 'Lakeside Breaking News'
  9. H. 'Lakeside Lagoon'
  10. H. 'Lakeside Old Smokey'
  11. H. 'Lasting Impression'
  12. H. 'Lemon Meringue'
  13. H. 'Lighthouse'
  14. H. 'Limestone Lover'
  15. H. 'Maekawa'
  16. H. 'Maggie May'
  17. H. 'Magnificent Obsession'
  18. H. 'Merry Sunshine'
  19. H. 'Old Black Magic'
  20. H. 'Olive Oil'
  21. H. 'Ooh La La'
  22. H. 'Roller Coaster'
  23. H. 'Sails at Sunset'
  24. H. 'Skyward'
  25. H. 'Splendor'
  26. H. 'Stellar by Starlight'
  27. H. 'Thor'

These 2010 photos come from the Ralph (Herb) and Dorothy Benedict Hosta Hillside, tours and vendors at the 2010 American Hosta Society National Convention in Minnesota, Wade and Gatton Nursery and Wade Botanical Gardens, Toledo Botanical Garden and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Type I

Type II

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