Hosta 'Tambourine'

A hybrid of (H. 'Resonance' x a seedling) and H. 'Halcyon', this cultivar was registered by Wm & Eleanor Lachman in 1987. The large (22 inches high) mound has slightly wavy, slightly corrugated leaves with reddish, purple dots on the petioles. Pale purple flowers bloom in late July to mid August.

According to The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...originally registered as 'Tamborine' due to a typographical error...This is a classic, white-margined Lachman cultivar. Its fast growth rate makes it suitable for ground cover purposes..."

Similar cultivars include H. 'Crusader', H. 'Emily Dickinson'  and H. 'Gay Blade'.

Sports include H. 'Harmonica'.

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