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HostaPotomac Pride


Originator(s)Tony Avent 1995

Origin'Blue Umbrellas' x 'Treasure Island'

Size categorymedium

Plant height x width60x127 cm (24x50 in.)

Leaf length x width30x22 cm (12x9 in.)

Vein pairs12-14

Leaf colordark green


Leafgood, shiny, corrugated



Scape height90 cm (35 in.)

Flowerbluish purple,spider

Flower length 


Flowering periodJuly





Info1995 National Convention hosta in Washington DC.
20" 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' = 'Urajiro Hachijo' x PP
'Elsie's Smile' seedling
'Green Nature Lady' = 'Harvest Dandy' x PP
'Joyce Lane' = 'Christmas Tree Gala' x PP
'Midnight Oil' = PP x 'Neat Splash Rim'
'Razzmatazz' = 'Color Fantasy' x PP