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HostaGrand Slam

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Herb Benedict/Hideko Gowen 1990

Originunknown

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Size categorysmall - medium

Plant height x width25x65 cm (10x26 in.)

Leaf length x width18x15 cm (7x6 in.)

Vein pairs9

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafglossy, leathery

Petiolepurple dotted

Scape 

Scape height 

Flowerdark violet

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodSeptember - October

Fertileyes

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoBroad glossy leathery.
Dark green.
A tremendous plant, the broad, dark green leaves are glossy and very leathery with attractive undulation along the margin. Purple dotting on the petioles and scapes. A select form of H. longpipes var. latifolia. Dense flower heads of dark violet.
This is a fantastic hosta. Very dark, leathery leaves with pronounced marginal undulations. It is the latest flowering hosta we grow....blooms appear in September.

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Progeny'Brocade' seedling
'Brodie's Bonanza' seedling
'Celtic Dancer' = PP x 'Party Favor'
'Chrystal Blue' = PP x 'Halcyon'
'Frisian Waving Steel' = PP x 'Sky Dancer'
'Little Slam' seedling
'Mighty Mite' seedling
'Mill' seedling
'Mill's Grand Coup' seedling
'Mill's Last Train' seedling
'Mill's Master' seedling
'Mill's Repechage' seedling
'Mill's Roth-Stone' seedling
'Mill's Trump Suit' seedling
'Slam Dunk' hybrid
'Storm' = PP x 'Crested Surf'