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HostaBlue Betty Lou

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Clarence Owens 1987

Origin'True Blue' x 'Gold Regal'

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width60x120 cm (24x47 in.)

Leaf length x width28x23 cm (11x9 in.)

Vein pairs16-19

Leaf colorblue

Variegation 

Leafthick, very cupped, tipped, corrugated, wavy

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height110 cm (43 in.)

Flowerlavender

Flower length5 cm (2 in.)

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertileyes

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

Info25" tall. Light Shade.
Round, glaucous blue green leaves. Cupped.
Light lavender flowers.
A very large blue, deeply cupped with undulating margins.
From a marriage of H. 'True Blue' x H. 'Gold Regal' comes this Clarence Owens introduction. You will love this new hosta with blue deeply cupped leaves making a nice mound to 3' wide. Each clump is topped with light lavender flowers in early summer.
Deeply-cupped blue leaves with undulating margins; lavender flowers.
Good blue! Round, cupped leaves. Gets attention!
Medium, rich glaucous blue leaves that are neatly cupped. Lavendar flowers in July.
Forms a large, upright clump of deeply cupped blue leaves with undulating margins. Makes a showy specimen plant. Lavender flowers.
Deeply cupped blue leaves with slightly undulating margins. Lavender flowers in June.

Sports

Progeny'Bluer than Blue' seedling
'Chesapeake Bay' = ('Maui Rains' x 'Blue Arrow') x PP
'Giantland Skylight Bowl' = 'Skylight' x PP
'Hallelujah' = 'Halcyon' x PP