Hosta 'Summer Serenade'

A sport of H. 'Piedmont Gold', this cultivar was registered by Roy Klehm 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'), 'DuPage Delight'..."

Similar cultivars include H. 'Moonshine'.

Sports include H. 'Roy Klehm'.

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.

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