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HostaBridegroom

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Herb & Dorothy Benedict/Hideko Gowen 1990

Origin'Holly's Honey' selfed

Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width41x86 cm (16x34 in.)

Leaf length x width 

Vein pairs6-7

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leaftwisted tip, upward tip

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height45 cm (18 in.)

Flowerlavender

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertileno

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoDark green, shiny, ovate/triangular leaves. Leaf sides slope downward while twisted tip turns upward. Small undulations on margin. Lavender flowers on 18" scapes.
Dark green leaves with a satiny-sheen, interesting mound of upward twisted and pointed leaves; lavender flowers.
The dark, satin green leaves have a unique upward and twisted point.
One of Benedict's best.
'Bridegroom' is a small 8 x 10 inch R.H. Benedict hybrid with small dark green leaves with a satiny sheen. The petiol and center part of the leaf extends upwards while the sides of the leaf blade slope downward. This is a unique hosta and the first of it's kind. Sold at 92 auctions for $500 and $200.
Satiny dark green; triangular; twisted tip; rippled margin.

Sports'Bachelor Party' sport/gw
'Prairie Rose Eye' sport/os
'Unsung Hero' sport/gy
'Wedding Night' sport/os

Progeny'Bestman' seedling