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HostaLove Pat


Originator(s)Florence Shaw/Paul Aden 1978

Origin'Blue Velvet' x 'Blue Vision'

Size categorymedium

Plant height x width 

Leaf length x width 

Vein pairs8

Leaf colorblue





Scape height 


Flower length 


Flowering periodJuly - August





Info=tokudama 'Love Pat'.
Very blue textured round leaves. Quilted and cupped.
Pale lavender flowers in early summer. Fertile.
Medium sized intense blue with puckered, round cupped leaves. One of the best.
Intense blue-green leaves are cupped and puckered w/heavy substance; pale lav. flwrs.
A tokudama hybrid with rounded, heavily textured leaves, quilted and cupped, 6" to 8" across. A bit slow to take off, but worth the wait. Pale lavender flowers.
The very blue foliage is thick and heavily corrugated. An excellent blue! White flowers.
Medium sized mound of deep blue-green foliage. Leaves thick-substanced and heavily corrugated. Near white flowers in late June. Hosta Tokudama type.

Sports'Breeders Love' sport/os
'Goldbrook Gaynor' sport/by
'Keuka Love' sport/gy
'Kit Kat' sport/wg
'Kiwi Blue Heron' sport/gg
'Love Affair' sport/wg
'Love Burst' sport/yg
'Love in the Afternoon' sport/os
'Love Potion #9' sport/
'Love Spat' sport/os
'Love Tap' sport/bb
'OHS Love in the Mist' sport/om
'Paradise Surprise' sport/os
'Spring Love' sport/yg

Progeny'Abundant Love' seedling
'American Gladiator' = (x 'William Lachman') x PP
'Bedazzled' = 'Little Wonder' x PP
'Cow Patty' seedling
'Jim Watkins' seedling
'Little Boy' = 'Big Daddy' x PP
'Love Nest' seedling
'Night at the Opera' = 'Little Wonder' x PP
'Peace' = 'Blue Hugger' x PP
'Reverie' = 'Herb Benedict' x PP
'Sadi' = 'Birchwood Parky's Gold' x PP
'Sweet Diversion' = "'Neat Splash' F-1" x PP
'Tom's Baby' = 'Sea Prize' x PP
'Website' = PP x 'Puckered Giant'
'Winner's Circle' = "'Neat Splash' F-1" x PP