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HostaPotomac Pride

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Tony Avent 1995

Origin'Blue Umbrellas' x 'Treasure Island'

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Size categorymedium

Plant height x width60x127 cm (24x50 in.)

Leaf length x width30x22 cm (12x9 in.)

Vein pairs12-14

Leaf colordark green

Variegation 

Leafgood, shiny, corrugated

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height90 cm (35 in.)

Flowerbluish purple,spider

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertileyes/breeder

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

Info20" tall. Light Shade.
Large shiny green leaves. Spidery yingeri like flowers.
This is our 1996 release that was selected as the Convention Plant for the 1995 American Hosta Society convention in Washington DC. This H. 'Blue Umbrellas' x H. yingeri 'Treasure Island' cross makes a 3' wide clump, sporting large shiny black green leaves and small spidery H. yingeri like flowers in early summer... a vigorous grower and one you will recognize from all the others. Large, shiny black green leaves, spidery purple flowers in July. 1995 AHS Convention Plant.

Sports'Capitol Hill' sport/gg
'Potomac Glory' sport/yg
'Potomac Pride Splashed' sport/os
'Potomac Splash' sport/o

Progeny'Anita' = 'Color Fantasy' x PP
'Bluetopia' = longipes var. latifolia 'Urajiro Hachijo' x PP
'Green Nature Lady' = 'Harvest Dandy' x PP
'Midnight Oil' = PP x 'Neat Splash Rim'
'Razzmatazz' = 'Color Fantasy' x PP