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$75.00 Northern Grown Perennials (2013)
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Several years ago we found this unique sport in a field row of 'Whirlwind'. The word "unique" applies readily to this hosta. The shiny, waxy textured leaves have a totally unruly expression, twisting this way and that. Petioles are short, so the clump maintains a tight appearance with a compact, mounded form.
A well grown clump with reach about 14" across and 8" tall. Leaf substance is heavy with a plastic-like feel and strong sheen. Leaf tips invariably twist to the side, often tucking under and then turning up again. Centers of leaves are swaths of cleanest white, making a strong contrast with the dark green backgrounds.
We have tested 'Mister Twister' in both strong sun and deep shade. It seems to do well in either, but best color is with dappled shade.
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