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HostaCutting Edge

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Hideko Gowen/Herb Benedict 1999

Origin'Salute' x pycnophylla

Size category 

Plant height x width40x85 cm (16x33 in.)

Leaf length x width34x17 cm (13x7 in.)

Vein pairs11-12

Leaf colorblue-green

Variegation 

Leafvery rippled, folded

Petiole 

Scapegreen

Scape height70 cm (28 in.)

Flowerpale lavender

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodAugust

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoFountain of ruffled leaf margins arched and folded to reveal their white backs. A sensation a the 2000 National Convention. Picked the Hosta of the Year by Bob Solberg. Lavender flowers in August.
Hosta 'Cutting Edge' drew raves from the attendees at the American Hosta Society Convention in Minnesota...even before the bar opened. This unique hybrid (H. 'Salute' x H. pycnophylla) makes a 27" wide clump of pointed glossy blue leaves with a distinctive wavy edge. The architectural clump is topped in summer with a 2'+ tall scape of lavender flowers

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Progeny'Astral Bliss' seedling