Data specific to Hostas (Edit)
Name of Hybridizer: E & J Deckert
Year of Registration: 2000

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 9b
Plant Height: 4-6 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Nearly Round, Cupped, Flat, Dull, Medium Blue-Green.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Medium Lavender bell shaped flowers.
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: A.H.G.A. Hosta of the Year
Other: 2013 Great Plant Picks award winner; 2008 Hosta of the Year
Parentage: Sport of: Blue Cadet
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Common names
  • Hosta

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Comments:
  • Posted by twixanddud (SE Michigan - Zone 5b) on Jul 23, 2015 3:57 AM concerning plant:
    Love this hosta! Very vigorous here in my yard, great grower.
  • Posted by bluegrassmom (South central KY - Zone 6b) on Mar 26, 2021 9:23 PM concerning plant:
    This is a lovely little hosta, I would not call it a mini. Good one to spread. I like the blue shade too.
  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jan 21, 2012 5:38 PM concerning plant:
    Mutation of Hosta 'Blue Cadet' that makes a tight 1' wide mound of small, round, blue-green leaves on a perfectly symmetrical clump.

    Hosta of the Year 2008

    Emile & Jane Deckert registered the hosta in 2002. The name came to Emile when he noticed the shape of the unfurling new leaves in the spring! Sold at auction at the AHS Convention; 2001, Raleigh, N.Carolina for $250.00.
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Broke ground observed 2/13/21
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Purchased from Kelly Green Nursery.
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