Hosta 'Summer Serenade'

A sport of H. 'Piedmont Gold', this cultivar was registered by Roy Klehm of Illinois in 1998. The mound is 2 feet tall and 5 feet wide with slightly wavy, slightly corrugated foliage of thick substance. Its near white flowers bloom starting in late June.

According to The Hosta Handbook by Mark Zilis (2000), "...a good substitute for 'Borwick Beauty' ('Color Glory'), 'Du Page Delight'..."

       
 
 
   

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

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