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HostaGotham

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Olga Petryszyn 2009

Origin'Great Plains' x (x 'Sea Prize')

Size categorygigantic

Plant height x width80x140 cm (31x55 in.)

Leaf length x width46x36 cm (18x14 in.)

Vein pairs12-13

Leaf colorblue-green

Variegation 

Leafheavy, rippled, corrugated

Petiole 

Scapeblue-green

Scape height100 cm (39 in.)

Flowerwhite,bell

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Flowering periodJuly

Fertileno

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InfoThe hybridizer was taken by the ominous feel of this giant hosta. Its presence is well noted when you walk by. Extremely strong stature. I think you could hit it with a baseball bat and it would not budge. The leaves point up as it emerges. The color is a very dark blue turning almost black and shiny later in the summer. Gotham City and Batman came to mind with this masculine hosta. The under side of the leaf is very glaucous and powdery. This muscle bound hosta is slow growing and it may be a couple of years before you will find it on the market. Well worth waiting for. Once you plant it, itís there like a guard for life.

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