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Hosta 'Alligator Shoes'
@ P. Stygall Gdn, IN

Hosta 'Alligator Shoes'

H. Benedict, H. Hatfield NR

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Item #: 3067

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

This hard to find 1991 Handy Hatfield introduction of a Herb Benedict hybrid (H. 'Dorothy Benedict' x H. montana) makes a nice 3' clump of heavily pebbled alligator-textured leaves of blue-green with a wide creamy edge. This distinctive clump of wide but sharply tapered leaves is topped in midsummer with medium lavender flowers.