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HostaVenetian Blue

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Mark Zilis 2003

Origin(tardiflora x 'Marilyn') x tardiflora

Size category 

Plant height x width35x90 cm (14x35 in.)

Leaf length x width15x8 cm (6x3 in.)

Vein pairs6-7

Leaf colorblue-green

Variegation 

Leafwavy

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height60 cm (24 in.)

Flowerpale lavender

Flower length4.5 cm (1.8 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly - August

Fertile 

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

InfoGood grower and makes a dense clump of rippled blue foliage topped with very pale lavender flowers in July.

Sports'Black Licorice Sticks' sport/gg
'Venetian Skies' sport/bw

Progeny'Azure Frills' seedling
'Becky's Choice' seedling
'Dancing in the Dark' = PP x 'Elvis Lives'
'Lightning Flash' = ('Color Fantasy' x 'Alabama Gold') x PP
'Peek-a-boo Purple' = (('Liberty Bell' x ('Urajiro Hachijo' x pycnophylla)) x 'Ebony Spires') x PP
'Proud Sentry' = ((x 'Swoosh') x 'Crested Surf') x PP
'Venetian Dream' seedling
'Venetian Star' seedling