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Hosta ‘Curly Fries’ (2008)

Registrant: R. Solberg Introducer: R. Solberg
Originator: R. Solberg Nominant: R. Solberg

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
16.00 40.64 5.00 12.70
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
slightly rhizomatous fast

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
5.50 13.97 0.75 1.90
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
3 to 4 greenish yellow heavily rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
wide 1/4 to 3/8 inch, purple on back slightly shiny glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately folded, intensely wavy lance tapered

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
23 to 26 58.4 to 66 purple

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
2 5.08 medium lavender tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Chapel Hill, NC
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 lavender with purple strpes 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
the original seedling 5 Chapel Hill, NC
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. Pineapple Upsidedown Cake' unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
unique highly ruffled narrow lanceolate leafs with very good substance and unique color, chartreuse becoming yellow or cream
Season Color Change
leaves become creamy white or pale yellow in summer
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley