Welcome to the American Hosta Society Online Registry & 
		Database for the Plant Genus Hosta American Hosta Society  
Hosta ‘Dark Shadows’ (2004)

Registrant: H. Hansen Introducer: H. Hansen
Originator: H. Hansen Nominant: H. Hansen

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
43.00 109.22 20.00 50.80
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
11.00 27.94 7.50 19.05
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
12 dark green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
medium green
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
dull glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly wavy broadly ovate cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
27 to 32 69 to 76

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
pale lavender
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Waseca, MN
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
June 1 to July 15 translucent edge True

 


Bloom Period Code: Ties the flower to the a "species scale". The registrant has provided the number code form the scale above for the start -- peak -- finish of the flowering period

SEED INFORMATION

Sets Pods Seed Viability Seed Pod Color
True green

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original seedling 6 Waseca, MN
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Parentage Unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley