Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Blue Shadows, 1980, Anderson, K.,

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Blue Shadows

Origin: Tokudama Aureonebulosa sport

R - Registered

Registered Year: 1980

Registered By: Anderson, K.

Vein pairs - Number: 13

Mound General size
Small (6" to 10" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Slow

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 24 x 14

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 7 x 6

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick

Streaked with Green
Streaked with Yellow (Gold)

Shape - Bell

Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
Blue-green margins surround a centre that changes from bluish green to a combination of chartreuse, green, and gold by mid-season. The leaves are heavily corrugated and have a good resistance to slugs.

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link:

Hosta Library link:

MyHostas Database link: Shadows

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

(Image by ViolaAnn)
"'Blue Shadows' - July 1, 2009"
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