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Hosta ‘Evening Star’ (2001)

Registrant: P. & J. Ruh Introducer: P. Ruh
Originator: K. Watanabe Nominant: P. Ruh

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
17.00 43.18 14.00 35.56
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
5.50 13.97 2.63 6.68
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
8 prominent medium green slightly rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
wide and winged slightly shiny very shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly corrugated, lightly twisted and moderately wavy wide lance tapered

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
15 to 19 38 to 48 deep green -- purple tint

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.5 3.81 Deep lavender blue tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Chesterland, OH
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
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
True streaked purple

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
a division of the original 7 Chesterland, OH
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Parentage Unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
starlike flowers of unusual shade -- deep lavender blue
Season Color Change
none
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley