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Hosta 'Unsung Hero'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Hosta 'Unsung Hero'

H. Hansen NR

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Item #: 9130

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3 qt. (2.8 L) ?

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Hosta 'Unsung Hero' is a Hans Hansen introduction named in honor of one of his mentors, the late Dr. Herb Benedict. Hosta 'Unsung Hero' is a unique butterscotch-edged sport of one of Dr. Benedict's most famous introductions, Hosta 'Bridegroom'. Our plants of Hosta 'Unsung Hero' form 1' tall x 2' wide distinctive-looking clumps. The unique dark green foliage has the same twisted and raised leaf tip of its parent but each leaf is also edged with a nice butterscotch border, brightest in early spring. In midsummer, the clumps are topped with 2' tall spikes of large, dark purple flowers.