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Cosmic Little Elf - 2011

REGISTERED

Originator, Nominant, Introducer, Registrant: R. Kuenster   

Registered Clump
Registered Leaf

Clump Description

Growth Rate
slow
Notable Characteristics
small, very shiny with good substance
Plant Width
18
Plant Width (cm)
45.72
Plant Height
4.5
Plant Height (cm)
11.43
Plant Habit
mound-like

Leaf Description

Leaf Color Center
streaked with greenish yellow, greenish white, and creamy white
Leaf Length
5.5
Leaf Length (cm)
13.97
Leaf Width
3.75
Leaf Width (cm)
9.52
Vein Pairs
4 to 6
Margin Appearance
flat
Petiole Characteristics
white edged
Leaf Texture Top
very shiny
Leaf Texture Bottom
slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance
twisted, wavy
Leaf Shape
ovate
Leaf Base
Tapered

Scape Description

Scape Height
16 to 20
Scape Height (cm)
40.6 to 50.8
Scape Color
greenish with red tints

Flower Description

Flower Color
pale lavender
Flower Length
1.625
Flower Length (cm)
4.1
Flower Shape
tubular
Growing Location
Iowa City, IA
Bloom Start
7/20
Bloom Peak
8/5
Bloom Finish
8/28
Flower Time
July 15 to Aug 15

Seed Information

Viable
sets viable seeds
Seed Pod Color
dark green withred

Clump History

Clump's Origin
original seedling
Age of Clump
5

Parentage

Pod Parent
H. 'Dorset Clown'
Pollen Parent
H. 'Purple Verticulated Elf'

Additional Information

Section Class
IV-7

Classification Information

Section Class
IV-7
Classif Leaf Length
5.5
Classif Leaf Width
3.75
Classif Leaf Color
streaked with greenish yellow, greenish white, and creamy white


2018 Full Classification List

2018 Simplified Classification List

Cover Pages for Classification Lists

Quick Reference Table for Leaf Sizes and Colors

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