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Hosta ‘James A. Garfield’ (2003)

Registrant: P. & J. Ruh Introducer: P. Ruh
Originator: H. Sugita Nominant: P. & J. Ruh

 

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Plant Width (in) Plant Width (cm) Plant Height (in) Plant Height (cm)
27.50 69.85 16.00 40.64
Plant Habit Growth Rate Plant Size
upright

LEAF DESCRIPTION

Leaf Length (in) Leaf Length (cm) Leaf Width (in) Leaf Width (cm)
8.00 20.32 5.25 13.33
Vein Pairs Leaf Color Center Margin Appearance
8 prominent medium green heavily rippled
Leaf Color Margin Margin Varigation Width (in) Margin Varigation Width (cm)
Petiole Characteristics Leaf Texture Top Leaf Texture Bottom
back spotted and streaked in red slightly shiny very shiny
Leaf Appearance Leaf Shape Leaf Base
moderately wavy, lightly folded, lightly cupped and flat ovate flat

SCAPE DESCRIPTION

Scape Height (in) Scape Height (cm) Scape Color Scape, Leaves, Bract at Maturity
17 to 20 43 to 51 greenish purple to purple

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flower Length (in) Flower Length (cm) Flower Color Flower Shape
1.75 4.44 deep lavender, pendulant bell
Growing Location Bloom Start Bloom Peak Bloom Finish
Chesterland, OH
Flower Time Flower Color Patterns Fragrance
striped purple 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 purple

CLUMP HISTORY

Clump's Origin Clump Source Age of Clump Clump Location
original seedling 17 Chesterland, OH
Clump Description

PARENTAGE

Pod Parent Pollen Parent Sport's Hybrid Parent
H. pycnophylla H. kiyosumiensis

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Notable Characteristics
wavy leaves; heavily rippled; dark scapes; spots on petioles
Season Color Change
Registration Corrections
Additional Description
Family/Group AHS Show Class Old Name
Picture Location General Color Patented
False
Email Gayle Hartley Alley