Hosta 'Dancing in the Rain'

Discovered by Clarence (C.H.) Falstad, III and registered by Walters Gardens, Inc. of Michigan in 2004, this cultivar is a tissue culture sport of H. 'Blue Umbrellas'. In 2005, it was granted U.S. Plant Patent. It is a large size (28 inches high by 49 inches wide) plant with very pale lavender flowers from late June into July.

The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell (2009) states: "Slow to start but needs regular division once established...The leaf center develops pale green frosting in extreme summer heat."

United States Patent: PP15977  (2005)

Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Hosta plant named ‘Dancing in the Rain’, characterized by leaves having deep green margins and a creamy yellow to creamy white center, with lavender flowers held nicely above foliage.


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