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Hosta ‘Alligator Shoes’ (2009)

Registrant: AHS, K. Walek Introducer: R. Benedict & H. Hatfield
Originator: R. Benedict & H. Hatfield Nominant: R. Benedict & H. Hatfield

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
52.00 132.08 24.00 60.96
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
10.50 26.67 5.00 12.70
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
13 gray-green streaked dark green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
creamy yellow to white
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
glaucous bloom dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
deeply corrugated ovate rounded

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
30 76.2

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
0.00 pale lavender
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Stoutsville, OH
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 1 to July 30 translucent edges False

 


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
the original seedling Stoutsville, OH
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'Dorothy Benedict' H. montana

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