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Hosta ‘Red Sox’ (2009)

Registrant: AHS, K. Walek Introducer: R. Herold
Originator: R. Herold Nominant: R. Herold

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
24.00 60.96 15.00 38.10
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
7.00 17.78 4.50 11.43
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
9 to 10 dark green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
purple red shiny shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
ovate cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

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

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
0.00 light purple
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Carlisle, MA
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
Sep 20 to Oct 15 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 dark green

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
the original seedling Carlisle, MA
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. longipes f. hypoglauca H. 'Maruba Iwa'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
purple-red speckling one half way up center vein of leaf
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley