Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Big Mama, 1976, Aden P.,

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Big Mama

Origin: Blue Tiers x Blue Angel

R - Registered

Registered Year: 1976

Registered By: Aden P.

Vein pairs - Number: 16

Mound General size
Giant (greater than 28" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Slow
Proportions (w x h) about Equal

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 60 x 42

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 18 x 14

Leaf Shape
Broadly Ovate
Base Heart-Shaped

Leaf Detail
Substance - Thick
Corrugated, Seer-suckered, Dimpled
Cupped (edges downward)
Waxy (chaulky)


Near White
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Patented (PPAF)?

AHS Registration link: ...

Hosta Library link:

MyHostas Database link: Mama

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 AlwaysWeeding)
"Big Mama"
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