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HostaEssence of Summer

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Jan van den Top/Marco Fransen/Danny Van Eechaute 2004

Origin'Warwick Essence' sport

Pictures

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width60x cm (24x in.)

Leaf length x width27x22 cm (11x9 in.)

Vein pairs11-13

Leaf colorgreen

Variegation 

Leafheavy, corrugated

Petiole 

Scapegreen

Scape height92 cm (36 in.)

Flowernear white,tubular

Flower length6 cm (2.4 in.)

Fragrantvery fragrant

Flowering periodJuly - August

Fertileyes

Podgreen

Ploidy4-4-4

Patents 

InfoTetraploid conversion of 'Warwick Essence'.
Very heavy substance.
Extremely thick, rounded medium green leaves that are a little darker than the parent are topped with large fragrant white flowers in late summer.
Flowers come close in size to H. plantaginea. Stunning!

Sports

Progeny