Blue Umbrellas

Hosta "Blue Umbrellas" review

The Blue Shadows Hosta is often said to be the most elegant hosta variation to ever be introduced. Its bold, variegated leaves are a striking deep blue with a chartreuse center to accent the overall blue tone of the round foliage. The mature size of this elegant variation is 16 inches tall with an overall width of 40 inches. Glaringly white flowers sprout from this plant in early to mid Summer.

Hosta "Blue Umbrellas" information:

Size Category gigantic
Hosta height x width 90x140 cm (35x55 in.) inches
Leaf length x width 35x25 cm (14x10 in.) inches
Vein pairs 16-18
Leaf color
Leaf type
Scape height 90 cm (35 in.)
Flower white
Flower length
Flowering period July - August
Fertile yes
Ploidy 2-2-2
Sports 'Blue Lightning' sport/os 'Blue Umbrellas streaked' sport/o 'Dancing in the Rain' sport/wg 'Downpour' sport/yb 'Eminent Domain' sport/ 'Parasol' sport/gy 'Rain Dancer' sport/by 'Singing in the Rain' sport/bc 'Wet Umbrellas' sport/o
Progeny 'Big B' seedling 'Big Bloomers' = PP x plantaginea 'Blazing Saddles' = (x 'Beatrice') x PP 'Bob' = PP x plantaginea 'Hulkster' seedling 'King Tucker' = PP x montana 'Aureomarginata' 'Potomac Pride' = PP x 'Treasure Island' 'Sombrero' = PP x plantaginea 'Tall, Dark, and Handsome' = ('Niagara Falls' x 'Grand Canyon') x PP