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Hosta ‘Whirlwind’ (1989)

Registrant: AHS Introducer:
Originator: J. Kulpa Nominant:

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
40.00 101.60 19.00 48.26
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like fast

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
8.00 20.32 6.50 16.51
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
10 to 11 white with green veining flat
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
dark green
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny thin glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly folded and wavy, moderately corrugated, some leaves have elongated twisted tips. broadly ovate cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
25 to 30 63.5 to 76.2

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 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

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
unknown history
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Parentage Unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
colorful foliage, thick substance and excellent growth rate.
Season Color Change
center darkens to yellow, chartreuse or green depending upon light, temperature and age.
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley