Hosta 'Humpback Whale' in the Hostas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Notice the extra flower buds just below the main bud

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Posted by Moonhowl (Prairieville, LA - Zone 9a) on Mar 29, 2015 5:51 PM

Hosta 'Humpback Whale' was introduced in 2012 following breeder Mildred Seaver's death. It was reported that this giant blue-green hosta was auctioned at the 2006 AHS convention for $3700 for a single plant.

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