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Hosta ‘X-rated’ (2001)

Registrant: R. Simmering Introducer: R. Simmering
Originator: R. Simmering Nominant: R. Simmering

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
9.00 22.86 2.00 5.08
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
5.00 12.70 0.63 1.60
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
3 pure white heavily rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
medium green; stable variegated
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
some have heavy rippling dull slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately twisted and wavy lance tapered

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
6 to 14 15 to 36 white or stripped green/white

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5.08 pale purple tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Bettendorf, IA
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 white 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
white speckling

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original sport 3 Bettendorf, IA
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Sport of H. 'X-ray'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
White center holds all summer; has not melted-out; very rippled petiole
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley