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Hosta ‘Ginsu Knife’ (2002)

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)
28.00 71.12 14.00 35.56
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
upright, fountain shaped fast

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
10.00 25.40 4.00 10.16
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
6 medium green with some streaking of leaf center possible heavily rippled and serrated
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
creamy white
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
white margins extends down petioles slightly shiny slightly shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately twisted and intensely wavy broadly lance tapered

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
32 to 34 81 to 86 green

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
3 7.62 pure white tubular with reflexe
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Chapel Hill, NC
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
July 15 to Aug 15 True

 


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

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original seedling 3 Chapel Hill, NC
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. 'Iron Gate Supreme' H. 'Green Fountain'

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
fountain shaped clump; very wavy, irregularly margined foliage; serrate margin
Season Color Change
creamy edge becomes white
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley