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Hosta ‘Dorset Clown’ (2010)

Registrant: R. Kuenster, AHS Introducer: H. & D. Benedict
Originator: H. & D. Benedict Nominant: H. & D. Benedict

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
40.00 101.60 16.00 40.64
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
mound-like medium

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
6.50 16.51 4.50 11.43
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
10 to 12 streaked with yellow and white flat
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
glaucous bloom glaucous bloom
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
lightly wavy broadly ovate cordate

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
20 to 24 50.8 to 61 green

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.75 4.44 near white tubular
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Ackworth, IA
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
True green, some streaking

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
a division of the original 12 Ackworth, IA
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
Parentage Unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
streaked with substance, smooth substance, good breeder, passes on blue seedlings
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley