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Blackjack (Owens 90)

Photo by Clyde Crockett

Blackjack (Owens 90)

Photo by Joanna Kovalcsik

Blackjack (Owens 90)

Photo by Joanna Kovalcsik

This very large hosta is from Clarence Owens (1990) and remains a hard to find plant. The overall mature dimensions may reach 60 x 24" while a single leaf may be 15 x 14". The leaf is a black-green, with excellent substance and good rugosity. A bloom scape may reach 30" or more. The ancestry is sieboldiana 'Mira' x sieboldiana. It has white flowers in midsummer.