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Hosta ventricosa 'Lakeside Black Satin'
@ V. Wade Gdn, OH

Hosta ventricosa 'Lakeside Black Satin'

M. Chastain 93

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Item #: 2439

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L) ?

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This distinctive H. ventricosa selection from Mary Chastain is known for its intense black-green leaf coloration and heavily rippled leaf margins that are a dramatic improvement over the typical species. The 2' wide clump is slightly smaller than typical H. ventricosa, although it is still topped with standard 26" tall scapes of large purple-and-white striped bell-like flowers in early summer. Once you see this plant, there's no turning back!