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Hosta 'Riptide'
@ Chopko Gdn, NJ

Hosta 'Riptide'

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Item #: 2445

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 20" tall

Culture: Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3 qt. (2.8 L) ?

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This has long been one of my favorite hostas in the garden, so we thought we'd propagate a few. We could best describe this cross as a probable hybrid between H. pycnophylla and H. sieboldiana. The thick, flattened, blue-green leaves are heavily corrugated and backed with white. In very late summer, the 3' wide clumps are topped with 2' scapes of lavender flowers...a superbly distinctive specimen clump!