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Lonesome Pine (W&E Lachman 95)

Photo by Chris Wilhoite

Lonesome Pine (W&E Lachman 95)

Photo by Jamie Freer

Lonesome Pine (W&E Lachman 95)

Photo by Jamie Freer

Registered by the Lachmans in 1995 of unknown parentage, 'Lonesome Pine' grows at a moderate rate to 50" in diameter and 26" high. It has a semi-upright habit and is moderately dense. The hosta leaf is described as having a "milky overlay". The medium green leaves have a 1" wide, slightly rippled, creamy white margin. The leaves are slightly shiny on top and have a glaucous bloom underneath. They are lightly wavy and of good substance. The ovate leaves with a heart-shaped base measure 11" x 8.25" and have 10 pairs of flat veins. The tubular, pale lavender flowers appear in July. The seed is viable.