Hosta 'Raspberry Sorbet'

A hybrid of H. rupifraga x H. 'Shining Tot', this cultivar was registered by Mark Zilis of Illinois in 1999. It forms a mound about 12 inches high with a spread of 34 inches. The medium to dark green foliage is wavy, has smooth texture and average substance. In late August, it bears purplish red flowers on similarly colored scapes.

The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell (2009) states: "Red scapes contrasting with rich mauve flowers."

The Hosta Journal, (2006 Vol. 37 No. 2), in an article about flower characteristics stated that this cultivar has "...purple-red scapes and bluish-purple flowers..."

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