Hosta "American King of the Woods" review
A giant blue-green hosta. Grows 60" wide by 3" tall in 12 years. Largest leaves are 15-16" wide x 18-19" long. Very puckered and crimped leaves above with elevated bumps of crimping between the recessed veins above. Much bloom above and below. White flowers in July grow on scape only slightly abov the foliage mound. Makes an excellent specimen hosta. Formerly known as Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans' (King Strain) from Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio. Re-named by Van R. Wade in 2006, registered in 2007.
Hosta "American King of the Woods" information:
|Hosta height x width||90x150 cm (35x59 in.) inches|
|Leaf length x width||48x41 cm (19x16 in.) inches|
|Leaf type||very corrugated|
|Progeny||'American Yeti' selfed 'Prime Mark' = "MC #37" x PP|