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Hosta ‘Marilyn Monroe’ (2005)

Registrant: P. & J. Ruh Introducer: J. Hawes
Originator: J. Hawes Nominant: J. Hawes

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
25.50 64.77 14.25 36.19
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
6.75 17.14 5.50 13.97
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
10 light green heavily rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
edges medium green 1/2 streaked with red glaucous bloom dull
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately cupped, moderately twisted, moderately folded, intensely wavy ovate flat

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
14 35.6 greenish purple

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5.08 lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Chesterland, OH
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
Aug 15 to Oct 1 striped 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

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
TC 6 Chesterland, OH
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Parentage Unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
light colored leaves, uniform wavy edge, white back, leaves with every flower, pointed tip
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley